Vitamin a

vitamin A

(Science: biochemistry) deficiency of this vitamin interferes with the production of rhodopsin in the eye resulting in night blindness and xerophthalmia. Any of several fat-soluble vitamins essential for normal vision; prevents night blindness or inflammation or dryness of the eyes.

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