Ascorbic-acid synonyms

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The L-enantiomer of ascorbic acid, a water-soluble nutrient essential for life, synthesized by most animals and plants but not humans, although used in our bodies for many purposes. It is plentiful in citrous fruits and many vegetables, and a deficiency causes scurvy.
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An academic grade better than a D and worse than a B.
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Vitamin A
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A bacterial growth factor, C10H16O3N2S, present in all living things; vitamin H: it is one of the vitamin B group and is found in liver, egg yolk, yeast, etc.
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Any of various organic compounds that occur as orange-yellow to red pigments in many plants and in animal tissue. In plant leaves, carotenes aid in the absorption of light energy by transferring the energy to chlorophyll and act as antioxidants protecting chlorophyll from damage by oxidation. In animals, carotenes are converted to vitamin A primarily in the liver. They are members of the carotenoid family of compounds and give plants such as carrots, pumpkins, and dandelions their characteristic color. Chemical formula: C40H56.
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A white, crystalline sterol, C27H43OH, found esp. in fish-liver oils or produced in the skin by irradiation with sunlight; vitamin D3: the most common form of vitamin D
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(Biochemistry) A hydroxy quaternary ammonium compound with formula (CH3)3N+CH2CH2OHX. It is an essential nutrient for cardiovascular and brain health and for cell membrane formation. Discovered by Andreas Strecker in 1862.
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(Organic chemistry) Any of several forms of vitamin B12 depending on the upper axial ligand of the cobalt ion.
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(Organic chemistry) A xanthophyll pigment (a hydroxy derivative of carotene) that occurs widely in nature.
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(Biochemistry) cobalmin.
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Constituent of vitamin D1 and vitamin D2.
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Any of nine isomeric alcohols, C6 H12 O6 · 2H2 O, that are precursors to various signaling molecules.
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(Dated, biochemistry) riboflavin
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A synthetic compound, C11 H8 O2 , obtained by oxidation of 2-methylnaphthalene, that is converted in the body to vitamin K2 and is used as an additive in animal feed.
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(Organic chemistry) Either of two isomers of polycyclic aromatic ketones derived from naphthalene.
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A pyridine derivative, C18 H11 NO3 , occurring especially in cereals, yeast, liver, and fish and serving as a coenzyme in amino acid synthesis.
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Any of a group of closely related, fat-soluble alcohols constituting vitamin E and similar compounds.
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Find another word for ascorbic-acid. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ascorbic-acid, like: vitamin-c, c, aneurin, axerophthol, biotin, carotene, cholecalciferol, choline, cobalamin, cryptoxanthin and cyanocobalamin.