Definition of vitamin A in English:

vitamin A


  • another term for retinol
    • ‘That's twice the iron and fiber and four times the vitamin A and calcium you'd get from romaine.’
    • ‘Try foods that contain vitamin A and beta carotene, such as carrots, yams and cantaloupe.’
    • ‘The primary nutrients in salad greens are folate, vitamin A and C, and potassium.’
    • ‘A cup provides a quarter of your daily requirement of vitamin C, plus vitamin A and potassium.’
    • ‘There are more than enough wild or underutilized highly nutritious plants that provide vitamin A and other nutrients.’
    • ‘However, the important point is the final content of vitamin A in irradiated animals.’
    • ‘Look for a multivitamin that uses beta carotene for most or all of its vitamin A content.’
    • ‘Retinol is a vitamin A derivative and is the first antioxidant to be widely used in OTC wrinkle creams.’
    • ‘Adding vitamin A to foods is one way around the problem, although few fortified foods have been tested in randomised trials.’
    • ‘Vitamin C, vitamin A, carotene, and animal tissue all facilitate the absorption of iron from food.’
    • ‘The most important nutrients in all green vegetables are vitamin C, vitamin A, folate and potassium.’
    • ‘Laboratory tests only showed low carotene and vitamin A, indicating malabsorption.’
    • ‘He and his party spent an Arctic winter in hope of rescue but they all died and the cause of death was thought to be the vitamin A in the animals' livers.’
    • ‘It is also a good source of iron, vitamin A and some B vitamins.’
    • ‘The vitamin A in protein sources is real vitamin A, no processing required.’
    • ‘For instance, vitamin A and folate are concentrated in liver.’
    • ‘While vitamin A is crucial for normal fetal growth and development, too much of it may cause birth defects.’
    • ‘Some nutrients, like vitamin A, can build up to toxic levels in your body and can cause birth defects.’
    • ‘The fact that it is one of the most nutritious of vegetables, containing large amounts of vitamin A, folic acid and calcium, is an added extra.’
    • ‘Beta carotene is converted to vitamin A in the intestine and then absorbed by the body.’