anti vitamin


[an-tee-vahy-tuh-min, an-tahy- or, British, -vit-uh-min]
noun Biochemistry.
any substance that interferes with the action of a vitamin.

1925–30; anti- + vitamin Unabridged
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antivitamin an·ti·vi·ta·min (ān'tē-vī'tə-mĭn, ān'tī-)
A substance that prevents a vitamin from exerting its typical metabolic effects.

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