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noun
an important group of water-soluble vitamins containing vitamin B1, vitamin B2, etc.
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Origin of vitamin B complex

First recorded in 1925–30

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British Dictionary definitions for vitamin B complex

vitamin B complex

noun
a large group of water-soluble vitamins occurring esp in liver and yeast: includes thiamine, riboflavin, nicotinic acid, pyridoxine, pantothenic acid, biotin, choline, folic acid, and cyanocobalaminSometimes shortened to: B complex
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Scientific definitions for vitamin B complex

vitamin B complex

Any of a group of water-soluble vitamins important for normal cell growth and metabolism. The vitamins of the vitamin B complex include thiamine (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), cobalamin (vitamin B12), pantothenic acid, niacin, biotin, and folic acid.
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