HyperDic: b-complex_vitamin

English > 1 sense of the expression B-complex vitamin:
NOUNsubstanceB-complex vitamin, B complex, vitamin B complex, vitamin B, B vitamin, Boriginally / originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
English > B-complex vitamin: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaningoriginally / originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins.
SynonymsB complex, vitamin B complex, vitamin B, B vitamin, B
Narrowerbiotin, vitamin HA B vitamin that aids in body growth
cholineA B-complex vitamin that is a constituent of lecithin
inositolAn optically inactive alcohol that is a component of the vitamin B complex
niacin, nicotinic acidA B vitamin essential for the normal function of the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract
pantothenic acid, pantothenA vitamin of the vitamin B complex that performs an important role in the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates and certain amino acids
vitamin B1, thiamine, thiamin, aneurin, antiberiberi factorA B vitamin that prevents beriberi
vitamin B12, cobalamin, cyanocobalamin, antipernicious anemia factorA B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemia
vitamin B2, vitamin G, riboflavin, lactoflavin, ovoflavin, hepatoflavinA B vitamin that prevents skin lesions and weight loss
vitamin B6, pyridoxine, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine, aderminA B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch
vitamin Bc, vitamin M, folate, folic acid, folacin, pteroylglutamic acid, pteroylmonoglutamic acidA B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction
Broaderwater-soluble vitaminAny vitamin that is soluble in water
Spanishcomplejo vitamínico B, vitamina B
Catalancomplex vitamínic B, vitamina B

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