Deficiency – vitamin E; Tocopherol
Definition of Vitamin E
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that acts as an antioxidant.
Linda Vorvick, MD, Family Physician, Seattle Site Coordinator, Lecturer, Pathophysiology, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 3/7/2009