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vitamin C

n :  a water-soluble vitamin C6H8O6 found in plants and esp. in fruits and leafy vegetables or made synthetically and used in the prevention and treatment of scurvy and as an antioxidant for foods - called also ascorbic acid  .
Similar sounding terms:  vitamin G  vitamin K  vitamin K1  vitamin K3 

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