Definition of Viosterol

1. Noun. A fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets.

Exact synonyms: Calciferol, Cholecalciferol, D, Ergocalciferol, Vitamin D
Terms within: Ergosterol
Generic synonyms: Fat-soluble Vitamin



Definition of Viosterol

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Viosterol

1. The sunshine vitamin is produced by the body when exposed to UV light. Plays important role in calcium and phosphorus metabolism. Deficiency is known as rickets. Symptoms include soft (weak) and bendable bones, stunted growth, bow legs, chest deformities and knock-knees. (27 Sep 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Viosterol

violoncellist
violoncellists
violoncello
violoncellos
violone
violones
violous
viols
violuric
violuric acid
viomellein
viomycin
viomycin kinase
viomycins
viopurpurin
viosterol (current term)
viosterols
vioxanthin
viper
viper's bugloss
viper venoms
viperfish
viperfishes
viperid
viperidae
viperids
viperina
viperine

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