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Medical Dictionary


noun ri·bo·fla·vin \ˌrī-bə-ˈflā-vən, ˈrī-bə-ˌ\

Medical Definition of RIBOFLAVIN

:  a yellow crystalline compound C17H20N4O6 that is a growth-promoting member of the vitamin B complex and occurs both free (as in milk) and combined (as in liver)—called also lactoflavin, ovoflavin, vitamin B2

Variants of RIBOFLAVIN

ri·bo·fla·vin also ri·bo·fla·vine \-ˌvēn\
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