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Steenbock unit

Pronunciation: sten'bok

Definition: a unit of vitamin D; the total amount of vitamin D that will produce within 10 days a narrow line of calcium deposit in the rachitic metaphyses of the distal ends of the radii and ulnae of standard rachitic rats.

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