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  tocology Tocqueville, Alexis Charles Henri Clérel de  
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tocopherol
 
SYLLABICATION:to·coph·er·ol
PRONUNCIATION:  t-kf-rôl, -rl
NOUN: Any of a group of closely related, fat-soluble alcohols constituting vitamin E and similar compounds.
ETYMOLOGY:Greek tokos, offspring; see tocology + Greek pherein, to carry; see bher-1 in Appendix I + –ol1.
 
 
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