retinoid

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retinoid

[′ret·ən‚ȯid]
(biochemistry)
The set of molecules composing vitamin A and its synthetic analogs, such as retinal or retinyl acetate.
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And if the concentrations were increased, there would be a greater risk of side effects-and of toxicity if these vitamin A derivatives are absorbed through the skin.
This vitamin A derivative (generic name, tretinoin) is a prescription drug approved by the FDA only to treat severe acne.