cholecalciferol is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

cholecalciferol Scrabble score: 27

Meaning of 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
  • a natural form of vitamin D found esp in fish, egg yolks, and fish-liver oils [n]