follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

antivitamin

[an-tee-vahy-tuh-min, an-tahy- or, British, -vit-uh-min] /ˌæn tiˈvaɪ tə mɪn, ˌæn taɪ- or, British, -ˈvɪt ə mɪn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
any substance that interferes with the action of a vitamin.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; anti- + vitamin
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
anti vitamin in Medicine

antivitamin an·ti·vi·ta·min (ān'tē-vī'tə-mĭn, ān'tī-)
n.
A substance that prevents a vitamin from exerting its typical metabolic effects.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for antivitamin

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for anti

4
5
Scrabble Words With Friends