any of a large class of natural or synthetic, photosensitive chemical compounds that are similar to vitamin A, including retinoic acid and retinal
Origin of retinoidretin(ol) + -oid (sense )
Any of various natural or synthetic derivatives of vitamin A.
Origin of retinoidretin(ol) -oid
(comparative more retinoid, superlative most retinoid)
- Of or pertaining to the retina
- (biochemistry) Any of a class of compounds related to vitamin A