Vitamin vs Abetalipoproteinemia - What's the difference?

vitamin | abetalipoproteinemia |


As nouns the difference between vitamin and abetalipoproteinemia

is that vitamin is vitamin while abetalipoproteinemia is a rare autosomal recessive disorder that interferes with the normal absorption of fat and fat-soluble vitamins from food.

vitamin

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any of a specific group of organic compounds essential in small quantities for healthy human growth, metabolism, development, and body function; found in minute amounts in plant and animal foods or sometimes produced synthetically; deficiencies of specific vitamins produce specific disorders.
  • Hyponyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    (terms derived from "vitamin") * vitamer * vitaminic * vitaminize * vitamin A ** vitamin A acid * vitamin B ** vitamin B complex, vitamin Bc]], , [[vitamin B17, vitamin B17 * vitamin C * vitamin D ** * vitamin E * vitamin F (obsolete) * vitamin G * vitamin H * vitamin J (obsolete) * vitamin K ** * vitamin M * vitamin P * vitamin R (slang) * vitamin V (slang)

    See also

    * vitamer

    References

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    abetalipoproteinemia

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun) (wikipedia abetalipoproteinemia)
  • A rare autosomal recessive disorder that interferes with the normal absorption of fat and fat-soluble vitamins from food.
  • Alternative forms

    * abetalipoproteinaemia

    Synonyms

    * Bassen-Kornzweig syndrome

    References

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