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Medical Term:

chromanol

Pronunciation: kro'man-ol

Definition: 6-Hydroxychroman (6-chromanol) is the fundamental unit of the tocopherols (vitamin E), tocols, and tocotrienols, as well as of ubi-, toco-, and phyllochromanol.

Synonym(s): hydroxychroman

See Also: chroman, chromene, chromenol

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