Vitamin E

Alternative Names

Deficiency – vitamin E; Tocopherol

Definition of Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that acts as an antioxidant.

Review

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

Vitamin E benefit
Vitamin E source

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