riboflavin


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ri·bo·fla·vin

 (rī′bō-flā′vĭn, -bə-)
n.
An orange-yellow crystalline compound, C17H20N4O6, that is part of the vitamin B complex and is essential for the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, occurring naturally in milk, meat, egg yolks, and leafy green vegetables. Also called lactoflavin, vitamin B2.

riboflavin

(ˌraɪbəʊˈfleɪvɪn) or

riboflavine

n
(Elements & Compounds) a yellow water-soluble vitamin of the B complex that occurs in green vegetables, germinating seeds, and in milk, fish, egg yolk, liver, and kidney. It is essential for the carbohydrate metabolism of cells. It is used as a permitted food colour, yellow or orange-yellow (E101). Formula: C17H20N4O6. Also: vitamin B2 or lactoflavin
[C20: from ribose + flavin]

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]

ri·bo·fla·vin

(rī′bō-flā′vĭn)
A vitamin belonging to the vitamin B complex (B2) that is important in carbohydrate metabolism and the maintenance of mucous membranes. It is found in milk, leafy vegetables, meat, and egg yolks.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.riboflavin - 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
Translations
riboflaviin
riboflaviini

riboflavin

[ˌraɪbəʊˈfleɪvɪn] Nriboflavina f

riboflavin

[ˌraɪbəʊˈfleɪvɪn] nriboflavine frib-tickler [ˈrɪbtɪklər] nblague f

riboflavin

nRiboflavin nt

riboflavin

[ˌraɪbəʊˈfleɪvɪn] n (Chem) → riboflavina

ri·bo·fla·vin

n. riboflavina, vitamina B2, componente del complejo vitamínico B esencial en la nutrición.

riboflavin

n riboflavina
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