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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ko'le-kal-sif'er-ol

Definition: Probably the vitamin D of animal origin found in the skin, fur, and feathers of animals and birds exposed to sunlight, and also in butter, brain, fish oils, and egg yolk.

Synonym(s): vitamin D3

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