vitamin B complex

noun

: a group of water-soluble vitamins that are found especially in yeast, seed germs, eggs, liver and flesh, and vegetables and that have varied metabolic functions and include coenzymes and growth factors

called also B complex

compare biotin, niacin, pantothenic acid, riboflavin

Examples of vitamin B complex in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To fight fatigue and help with stress on the body (and nervous system), use vitamin B12 or a whole vitamin B complex. Emily Peck, WIRED, 31 Dec. 2022 Some of the most popular brain health supplements include fish oil supplements, herbs such as ginkgo biloba and Bacopa monnieri, and vitamin B complex supplements. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 10 Nov. 2022 The main sources for vitamin B complex includes chicken, organ meats, eggs, seeds, nuts and fortified cereals and grains. Dr. Michael Daignault, USA TODAY, 30 June 2022 Nutrithick is a vitamin B complex that includes B1, B3, B5, and B6. Emerald Elitou, Essence, 10 Jan. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of vitamin B complex was in 1928

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“Vitamin B complex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vitamin%20B%20complex. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

vitamin B complex

noun
: a group of vitamins that are found widely in foods and are essential for normal function of certain enzymes and for growth

called also B complex

Medical Definition

vitamin B complex

noun
: a group of water-soluble vitamins (such as biotin, niacin, and thiamine) found especially in yeast, seed germs, eggs, liver and flesh, and vegetables that have varied metabolic functions and include coenzymes and growth factors

called also B complex

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