vitamin b

Medical Dictionary

nicotinic acid n.
See niacin.

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vitamin B n.

  1. Vitamin B complex.

  2. A member of the vitamin B complex, especially thiamine.

vitamin B1 n.
See thiamine.

vitamin B2 n.
See riboflavin.

vitamin B6 n.
Pyridoxine and related compounds.

vitamin B12 n.
A complex compound containing cobalt, found especially in liver and widely used to treat pernicious anemia. Also called antipernicious anemia factor, cobalamin, cyanocobalamin, extrinsic factor.

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