ALL meanings of cholecalciferol

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  • noun cholecalciferol a compound occurring naturally in fish-liver oils, used to treat rickets. Formula: C27H44O 3
  • noun cholecalciferol a white, crystalline sterol, C27H43OH, found esp. in fish-liver oils or produced in the skin by irradiation with sunlight; vitamin D3: the most common form of vitamin D 3
  • noun cholecalciferol One of the D vitamins, a sterol that is formed by the action of sunlight on dehydrocholesterol in the skin. Deficiency of this vitamin affects calcium levels, causing rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. 1
  • noun cholecalciferol vitamin D. 1
  • noun cholecalciferol Vitamin D3. 0
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