B-complex vitamin

B-complex vitamin
noun
originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
Syn: ↑B complex, ↑vitamin B complex, ↑vitamin B, ↑B vitamin, ↑B
Hypernyms: ↑water-soluble vitamin
Hyponyms:

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  • vitamin B complex — n. a mixture of water soluble vitamins originally thought to be a single vitamin but now known to be a mixture of several compounds with vitaminic activity. Syn: B complex, vitamin B complex, vitamin B, B vitamin. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vitamin B — n. a group of water soluble vitamins originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins. Syn: B complex vitamin, B complex, vitamin B complex, B vitamin. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vitamin B (complex) — n. a group of unrelated water soluble vitamins found in liver, yeast, etc., including: a) vitamin B1 (see THIAMINE) b) vitamin B2 (see RIBOFLAVIN) c) …   Universalium

  • vitamin B (complex) — n. a group of unrelated water soluble vitamins found in liver, yeast, etc., including: a) vitamin B1 (see THIAMINE) b) vitamin B2 (see RIBOFLAVIN) c) vitamin B6 (see PYRIDOXINE) d) NICOTINIC ACID e) PANTOTHENIC ACID f) BIOTIN g) INOSITOL h) PARA… …   English World dictionary

  • vitamin B (complex) — n. a group of unrelated water soluble vitamins found in liver, yeast, etc., including: a) vitamin B1 (see THIAMINE) b) vitamin B2 (see RIBOFLAVIN) c) vitamin B6 (see PYRIDOXINE) d) NICOTINIC ACID e) PANTOTHENIC ACID f) BIOTIN g) INOSITOL h) PARA… …   English World dictionary

  • vitamin — vitaminic, adj. /vuy teuh min/; Brit. also /vit euh min/, n. any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism, found in minute amounts in natural foodstuffs or sometimes produced synthetically: deficiencies… …   Universalium

  • vitamin B complex — noun originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins • Syn: ↑B complex vitamin, ↑B complex, ↑vitamin B, ↑B vitamin, ↑B • Hypernyms: ↑water soluble vitamin • …   Useful english dictionary

  • vitamin B — noun originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins • Syn: ↑B complex vitamin, ↑B complex, ↑vitamin B complex, ↑B vitamin, ↑B • Hypernyms: ↑water soluble vitamin …   Useful english dictionary

  • vitamin B12 — noun a B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemia • Syn: ↑cobalamin, ↑cyanocobalamin, ↑antipernicious anemia factor • Hypernyms: ↑B complex vitamin, ↑B complex, ↑vitamin B complex, ↑vitamin B …   Useful english dictionary

  • vitamin B2 — noun a B vitamin that prevents skin lesions and weight loss • Syn: ↑vitamin G, ↑riboflavin, ↑lactoflavin, ↑ovoflavin, ↑hepatoflavin • Hypernyms: ↑B complex vitamin, ↑B complex, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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