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See ascorbic acid.
(Elements & Compounds) another name for ascorbic acid
a•scor′bic ac′id(əˈskɔr bɪk)
a white, crystalline, water-soluble vitamin, C6H8O6, occurring naturally in citrus fruits, green vegetables, etc., and also produced synthetically, essential for normal metabolism: used in the prevention and treatment of scurvy, and in wound-healing and tissue repair. Also called vitamin C.
A vitamin important for healthy skin, teeth, bones, and blood vessels. It is found especially in citrus fruits, tomatoes, potatoes, and green leafy vegetables. Also called ascorbic acid.
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|Noun||1.||vitamin C - a vitamin found in fresh fruits (especially citrus fruits) and vegetables; prevents scurvy|
antioxidant - substance that inhibits oxidation or inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides
water-soluble vitamin - any vitamin that is soluble in water