vitamin B complex

noun

Definition of vitamin B complex

: 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

First Known Use of vitamin B complex

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Vitamin B complex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vitamin%20B%20complex. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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vitamin B complex

noun

Medical Definition of vitamin B complex

: 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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