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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
physiological role +     
food 
food component +   
A physiological role played by any substance that is distributed in foodstuffs. It includes materials derived from plants or animals, such as vitamins or minerals, as well as environmental contaminants.

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Related Synonyms: dietary component ;   dietary components ;   food components

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