Vitamin-c

vitamin C


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1920–25

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vitamin C
 
n
another name for ascorbic acid

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vitamin C n.
See ascorbic acid.

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vitamin C  
A water-soluble vitamin important for healthy skin, teeth, bones, and blood vessels. It is found especially in citrus fruits, tomatoes, potatoes, and green leafy vegetables. A deficiency of vitamin C in the diet causes scurvy. Also called ascorbic acid. Chemical formula: C6H8O6.
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