noun. a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets.
- vitamin D
Example sentences of the word cholecalciferol
1. Noun, singular or mass
Take 1,000 IU of vitamin D (in the cholecalciferol form) daily from a dietary supplement to make certain you are getting enough vitamin D for optimal health.
2. Verb, base form
Vitamin D-3, which is converted to cholecalciferol after it is consumed, has numerous functions, according to the National Institutes of Health.