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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of preform.
  • adjective formed, constructed or assembled in advance

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Examples

  • You can buy lots of that in preformed plastic for very cheap or use scrap pieces.

    Framing Those Posters

  • The body gets vitamin A in two forms: from retinol, or "preformed" vitamin A, and from beta-carotene, which the body converts into vitamin A.

    Q&A: Cod-liver oil hazard?

  • The body gets vitamin A in two forms: from retinol, or "preformed" vitamin A, and from beta-carotene, which the body converts into vitamin A.

    Q&A: Cod-liver oil hazard?

  • The study also showed that all volunteers consumed only about a third of their recommended intake from 'preformed' vitamin A - the form found in dairy products such as eggs and milk - indicating that those volunteers carrying the genetic variation were not eating enough vitamin A-rich foods to reach the optimum level their body required to function.

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  • The study also showed that all volunteers consumed only about a third of their recommended intake from 'preformed' vitamin A - the form found in dairy products such as eggs and milk - indicating that those volunteers carrying the genetic variation were not eating enough vitamin A-rich foods to reach the optimum level their body required to function.

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  • What is commonly known as “food poisoning” involves the ingestion of preformed toxins in food.

    Treating Food/Water Poisoning in Mexico, or Any Other Place

  • What is commonly known as “food poisoning” involves the ingestion of preformed toxins in food.

    Treating Food/Water Poisoning in Mexico, or Any Other Place

  • What is commonly known as “food poisoning” involves the ingestion of preformed toxins in food.

    Treating Food/Water Poisoning in Mexico, or Any Other Place

  • But synthetic biology has an Achilles heel, hidden in plain sight: All of the researchers in the field make their creations using strands of preformed DNA and RNA that they can buy from a supply house.

    First Contact

  • What is commonly known as “food poisoning” involves the ingestion of preformed toxins in food.

    Treating Food/Water Poisoning in Mexico, or Any Other Place

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