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vitamin K2

a light-yellow, crystalline solid, C 41 H 56 O 2 , having properties similar to those of vitamin K 1 . Unabridged
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vitamin K2

another name for menaquinone
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vitamin K2 in Medicine

vitamin K2 n.
Any of various yellowish crystalline compounds isolated from putrefied fish meal or from various intestinal bacteria and used to stop hemorrhaging. Also called menaquinone.

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vitamin K2 in Science
vitamin K2  
A form of vitamin K that is synthesized by bacteria in the intestine and is also found in fish and other foods. Also called menaquinone. Chemical formula: C41H56O2.
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