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(Elements & Compounds) a former name (esp US and Canadian) for riboflavin
ri•bo•fla•vin(ˌraɪ boʊˈfleɪ vɪn, ˈraɪ boʊˌfleɪ-, -bə-)
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.
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|Noun||1.||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