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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vitamin B 1(n.)

  1. Category: Biochemistry

    Ref: thiamine

Origin of vitamin B:

1920–25

vitamin B 2(n.)

  1. Category: Biochemistry

    Ref: riboflavin

Origin of vitamin B:

1925–30

vitamin B 3(n.)

  1. Category: Nutrition, Biochemistry

    Ref: nicotinic acid.

Origin of vitamin B:

1975–80

vitamin B 6(n.)

  1. Category: Biochemistry, Nutrition

    Ref: pyridoxine

Origin of vitamin B:

1930–35

vitamin B 12(n.)

  1. a complex water-soluble solid, C63H88N14O14PCo, obtained from liver, milk, eggs, fish, oysters, and clams: a deficiency causes pernicious anemia and disorders of the nervous system.

    Category: Nutrition, Biochemistry

    Ref: Also called cyanocobalamin, cobalamin, extrinsic factor.

Origin of vitamin B:

1945–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. B-complex vitamin, B complex, vitamin B complex, vitamin B, B vitamin, B(noun)

    originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins

Wiktionary

  1. vitamin B(Noun)

    Any member of the vitamin B complex.

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