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biotin

noun bi·o·tin \ˈbī-ə-tən\

Definition of BIOTIN

:  a colorless crystalline growth vitamin C10H16N2O3S of the vitamin B complex found especially in yeast, liver, and egg yolk

Origin of BIOTIN

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek biotos life, sustenance; akin to Greek bios
First Known Use: 1936

biotin

noun bi·o·tin \ˈbī-ət-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIOTIN

:  a colorless crystalline growth vitamin C10H16N2O3S of the vitamin B complex found especially in yeast, liver, and egg yolk—called also vitamin H

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