vitamin G


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vitamin G

n.
Riboflavin.

vitamin G

n
(Elements & Compounds) a former name (esp US and Canadian) for riboflavin

ri•bo•fla•vin

(ˌraɪ boʊˈfleɪ vɪn, ˈraɪ boʊˌfleɪ-, -bə-)

n.
a vitamin B complex factor essential for growth, occurring as a yellow crystalline compound, C17H20N4O6, abundant in milk, meat, eggs, and leafy vegetables and produced synthetically.
Also called vitamin B2.
[< German (1935); see ribo-, flavin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vitamin G - a B vitamin that prevents skin lesions and weight loss
flavin - a ketone that forms the nucleus of certain natural yellow pigments like riboflavin
B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, vitamin B, vitamin B complex, B - originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins