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I only take vitamin B complex. Before World War II, I used to take ionized yeast, because in the pre-war era we never heard about vitamins.
John Gokongwei

Meaning of "vitamin B" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VITAMIN B

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VITAMIN B

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Vitamin B is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VITAMIN B MEAN IN ENGLISH?

vitamin B

B vitamins

B vitamins are a group of water-soluble vitamins that play important roles in cell metabolism. Though these vitamins share similar names, research shows that they are chemically distinct vitamins that often coexist in the same foods. In general, supplements containing all eight are referred to as a vitamin B complex. Individual B vitamin supplements are referred to by the specific name of each vitamin.

Definition of vitamin B in the English dictionary

The definition of vitamin B in the dictionary is any of the vitamins in the vitamin B complex.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VITAMIN B

vitamin A
vitamin A1
vitamin A2
vitamin B complex
vitamin B1
vitamin B12
vitamin B2
vitamin B6
vitamin C
vitamin D
vitamin D1
vitamin D2
vitamin D3
vitamin deficiency
vitamin deficiency disease
vitamin E
vitamin G
vitamin H
vitamin K
vitamin K1

WORDS THAT END LIKE VITAMIN B

B & B
B Sky B
hepatitis B
Linear B
R & B
Sirius B
Tocharian B

Synonyms and antonyms of vitamin B in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «vitamin B» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VITAMIN B

Find out the translation of vitamin B to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vitamin B from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vitamin B» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

维生素B
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vitamina B
570 millions of speakers

English

vitamin B
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विटामिन बी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فيتامين B
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

витамин B
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vitamina B
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভিটামিন বি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vitamine B
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Vitamin B
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vitamin B
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ビタミンB
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비타민 B
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Vitamin B
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

vitamin B
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வைட்டமின் பி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

व्हिटॅमिन बी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Vitamin B
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vitamina B
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

witamina B
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вітамін B
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vitamina B
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βιταμίνη Β
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vitamien B
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vitamin B
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vitamin B
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vitamin B

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2 QUOTES WITH «VITAMIN B»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word vitamin B.
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Emily Deschanel
The real challenge for a vegan is getting vitamin B and omega-3s, but you can get those in a vegetarian supplement.
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John Gokongwei
I only take vitamin B complex. Before World War II, I used to take ionized yeast, because in the pre-war era we never heard about vitamins.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VITAMIN B»

Discover the use of vitamin B in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vitamin B and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Beriberi, White Rice, and Vitamin B: A Disease, a Cause, and ...
From the preface: This is a medical detective story: beginning with the investigation of a disease that has killed or crippled at least a million people, and then following up clues that ranged much wider.
Kenneth John Carpenter, 2000
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Vitamin B 12 and B 12-Proteins
In over 30 chapters the approx. 100 internationally renowned authors give deeper insight into the prospering research activites around B12. This book is a must for everybody who works with or on vitamins and porphyrine (-like) ring systems.
Bernhard Kräutler, Bernard T. Golding, Duilio Arigoni, 2008
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Vitamin B: New Research
They must be replenished daily with any excess excreted in the urine. Vitamin B deficiency can lead to an enormous group of health problems. This book presents new and important research in the field.
Charlyn M. Elliot, 2008
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Vitamin B-6 Metabolism in Pregnancy, Lactation, and Infancy
This book provides a comprehensive review of our knowledge of vitamin B-6 requirements and metabolism throughout pregnancy and lactation.
Daniel J. Raiten, 1995
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Vitamin B: Balancing Body & Mind
Provides information about vitamin B complex and how it can help to improve acne and carpal tunnel syndrome and ease muscle cramps.
Stephanie Pedersen, 2000
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Feel Better, Live Longer With Vitamin B-3: Nutrient ...
The first unified theory of nutrient deficiency and dependency Dr Linus Pauling's revolutionary idea in the 1960s: the world is in a B-3 deficiency and dependency pandemic.
Abram Hoffer, Harold D. Foster, 2007
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Vitamin B-3 and Schizophrenia
This is the story of Dr. Hoffer's quest to provide natural, effective treatment for schizophrenics; this is also the story of schizophrenic patients who have been healed by vitamin treatment.
Abram Hoffer, 1999
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Vitamin B-12 Content of Breast Milk in Deficient Lactating ...
Infants exclusively breastfed by lactating women with vitamin B-12 deficiency, caused by veganism or undiagnosed pernicious anemia, can display neurological and hematological disorders at four months of age.
Kathleen Lynn Deegan, 2008
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Contemporary Nutrition 7th Edition:
intrinsic factor A protein-like compound produced by the stomach that enhances vitamin B-12 absorption. pernicious anemia The anemia that results from a lack of vitamin B-12 absorption; it is pernicious because of associated nerve ...
Gordon M. Wardlaw, Anne M. Smith, 2008
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The Definitive Guide to Natural Pregnancy Health - Why Your ...
A vitamin B-12 deficiency can also result in a smooth, beefy-looking red tongue. Diarrhea is another symptom. It is possible to inject vitamin B-12 for the treatment of anemia and B-12 deficiency, in most healthy pregnant women injection is not ...
Tamyra Comeaux, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VITAMIN B»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vitamin B is used in the context of the following news items.
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Excessive Vitamin B12 May Result In Acne Breakouts: Study
An excess of vitamin B12 affects bacteria that live on the human skin, claims a new study conducted by a team of researchers at the University of California, Los ... «International Business Times, Jun 15»
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Vitamin B12 screws with your skin bacteria and could cause acne
A vitamin found in meats and dairy products may be linked to acne, a study published today in Science Translational Medicine suggests. Vitamin B12 alters how ... «The Verge, Jun 15»
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Vitamin B Cuts Skin Cancer Risk; Supplement Regimen To Be Used …
Australian researchers from the University of Sydney recently discovered nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B powerful enough to reduce the recurrence of common ... «Medical Daily, May 15»
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NY Steelhead Trout Need Their Vitamins, Says DEC
Vitamin B is kind of a big deal for most animals. A water-soluble vitamin, B is one of the key players that help facilitate normal functioning of the brain and ... «Nature World News, Jan 15»
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Vitamin B may not reduce memory loss risk after all
Observational studies have shown links between low vitamin B12 and folate intake and cognitive performance, but evidence from randomized controlled trials ... «Medical News Today, Nov 14»
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Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review
WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Taking B vitamins does not slow age-related mental decline or prevent Alzheimer's disease, a new review ... «WebMD, Jul 14»
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Meteors May Have Brought Vitamin B To Earth
Karen Smith crushing meteorites with a mortar and pestle in Goddard's Astrobiology Analytical Laboratory to prepare them for analysis. Vitamin B3 was found in ... «Popular Science, Apr 14»
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How the vitamin industrial complex swindled America
How did the vitamin industry convince Americans that they need to bulk up on vitamin A, vitamin C, various forms of vitamin B, and other vitamins or multivitamin ... «The Week Magazine, Dec 13»
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Acid-Reflux Drugs & Lower Levels of Vitamin B-12
TUESDAY, Dec. 10, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- People who take certain acid-reflux medications might have an increased risk of vitamin B-12 deficiency, ... «WebMD, Dec 13»
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Vitamin B Supplements May Reduce Stroke Risk
Taking vitamin B supplements may help reduce the risk of stroke, a new review suggests. Researchers looked at 14 clinical trials involving nearly 50,000 ... «LiveScience.com, Sep 13»

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