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retinoid

Pronunciation: ret'i-noyd

Definition:

  1. Resembling a resin; resinous.
  2. Resembling the retina.
  3. In plural form, term used to describe the natural forms and synthetic analogues of retinol.

[G. retine, resin, + eidos, resemblance]

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