noun plural K vitamins
any of the fat-soluble vitamins, including phylloquinone and the menaquinones, which are essential for the normal clotting of blood
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How to use vitamin K in a sentence
“Please, please do not permit this to happen here in Florida,” wrote Cris K. Smith of East Polk County.
His monotonous music is, really, like the audio soundtrack to a k-hole.
I take calcium and vitamin D supplements, but prescription medications are generally only for women in menopause.
Only the L, K, and A of the old sign remain stuck to the side of the office.
This at-home blood test kit gives a full reading of antioxidant, fatty acid, or vitamin panels.
What more could one desire of him, I pray, Than just to hop around and stand for K?
Had he not meant the Fleet to shove in K. must have made some reference to the second Division, surely.
In writing K. I try to convey the truth in terms which will neither give him needless anxiety or undue confidence.
Well, to steer a middle course between my duty to my force and my loyalty to K. is not so simple as it might seem.
As a fighting unit they are on their last legs and when they will be set upon their feet again Lord K. knows.
Medical definitions for vitamin K
Any of several fat-soluble compounds that are found in alfalfa, hog liver, fish meal, and vegetable oils and are essential for the production of normal amounts of prothrombin.antihemorrhagic factor
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Scientific definitions for vitamin K
Any of a group of fat-soluble vitamins that are involved in the formation of prothrombin and other clotting factors in the liver and are essential for normal clotting of the blood. (The K is derived from the German word koagulation.) Vitamin K is also involved in bone formation and repair. Two forms occur naturally: vitamin K1, which is synthesized by plants, and vitamin K2, which is mainly synthesized by intestinal bacteria. The other forms are synthetic substances with similar chemical structures.
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