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vitamin b12 a compound found in meat, milk, eggs, and other animal products, required in human nutrition for producing red blood cells and maintaining nerves and muscles; cobalamin.
vitamin B2 riboflavin.
vitamin b3 niacin.
vitamin b6 a compound found in meats, green vegetables, and whole grains, required in human nutrition for metabolism; pyridoxine.
vitamin B complex a group of vitamins essential in human nutrition, found mainly in eggs, liver, yeast, and certain vegetables.
vitamin C ascorbic acid.
vitamin D in human nutrition, a sterol produced in the liver, or any of several closely related sterols found in fish, eggs, or fortified milk, required for proper bone development and calcium absorption.
vitamin E a compound found in vegetable oils and whole grains, required in human nutrition for the maintenance of blood cells, membranes, and liver and brain tissue; tocopherol.
vitamin K in human nutrition, a substance produced in the intestines by bacteria, or acquired in the diet from milk or green vegetables, required for the synthesis of blood-clotting proteins.
vitamin P bioflavonoid.
vitellus an egg yolk.
vitiate to make (a legal document or the like) ineffective or invalid. [2 definitions]
viticulture the cultivation of grapes, or the study or art of growing grapes.
vitreous having the nature or characteristics of glass, such as hardness or transparency. [3 definitions]
vitreous humor the transparent, colorless jelly that fills the eyeball between the lens and the retina.
vitrify to make into or become glass, usu. through a heating process. [2 definitions]
vitrine a glass showcase or glass-fronted cabinet in which art objects, specimens, fine china, or the like are displayed.
vitriol sulfuric acid. [4 definitions]
vitriolic severely harsh and biting, esp. verbally. [2 definitions]
vitriolize to change or convert into vitriol. [2 definitions]
vituperate to condemn sharply; blame; berate. [2 definitions]