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vitality exuberance; energy; vigor. [2 definitions]
vitalize to make vital; to bestow life on. [2 definitions]
vital signs the signs that indicate the health of the body such as pulse, temperature, and rate of respiration.
vital statistics statistics or data having to do with births, deaths, marriages, and other crucial events in human life.
vitamin any of a number of natural or synthetic substances required in human nutrition to regulate metabolism and maintain health.
vitamin A either of two, or a mixture of two, hydrocarbon compounds found in fruits, vegetables, and dairy products, required in human nutrition for producing the vision pigments of the eye and for maintaining the membranes of the body.
vitamin B see vitamin B complex. [2 definitions]
vitamin b1 thiamine.
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.