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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.

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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]
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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]
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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.
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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
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Translations
riboflaviin
riboflaviini

riboflavin

[ˌraɪbəʊˈfleɪvɪn] Nriboflavina f
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riboflavin

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

nRiboflavin nt
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riboflavin

[ˌraɪbəʊˈfleɪvɪn] n (Chem) → riboflavina
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ri·bo·fla·vin

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

n riboflavina
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