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vitamin E[′vīd·ə·mən ¦ē]
Any of a series of eight related compounds called tocopherols, α-tocopherol having the highest biological activity; occurs in wheat germ and other naturally occurring oils and is believed to be needed in certain human physiological processes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.