vitamin B complex

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
  1. 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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vitamin b complex in Medicine

vitamin B complex

n.
  1. A group of water-soluble vitamins including thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, pyridoxine, folic acid, inositol, and vitamin B12 and occurring chiefly in yeast, liver, eggs, and some vegetables.B complex
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vitamin b complex in Science

vitamin B complex

  1. 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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