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Dictionary entry overview: What does provitamin mean?
• PROVITAMIN (noun)
The noun PROVITAMIN has 1 sense:
1. vitamin precursor; a substance that is converted into a vitamin in animal tissues
Familiarity information: PROVITAMIN used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Vitamin precursor; a substance that is converted into a vitamin in animal tissues
Nouns denoting substances
Hypernyms ("provitamin" is a kind of...):
hydrocarbon (an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen)
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "provitamin"):
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