antiberiberi factor

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Noun1.antiberiberi factor - a B vitamin that prevents beriberiantiberiberi factor - a B vitamin that prevents beriberi; maintains appetite and growth
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
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His concentrates were primarily nicotinic acid--not effective for beriberi but later shown to cure pellagra--contaminated with the antiberiberi factor [3, 4].