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Topic: NUTRITION

Date: 1900-2000
Origin: ribose type of sugar (19-21 centuries) (from arabinose type of sugar (19-21 centuries), from gum arabic type of natural substance) + Latin flavus 'yellow'

riboflavin

noun
     
ri‧bo‧fla‧vin [uncountable] technical
DFN vitamin B2, a substance that exists in meat, milk, and some vegetables, and that is important for your health
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