Definition of antinutrient in English:

antinutrient

noun

  • A natural or synthetic compound that interferes with the body's absorption of nutrients.

    ‘phytic acid is an antinutrient having negative effects on protein digestibility’
    • ‘antinutrient levels are higher in raw peas, which makes them more likely to cause digestive discomfort’

Pronunciation

antinutrient

/ˌan(t)ēˈn(y)o͞otrēənt/ /ˌæn(t)iˈn(j)utriənt/ /ˌanˌtīˈn(y)o͞otrēənt/ /ˌænˌtaɪˈn(j)utriənt/