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Topic: NUTRITION

Date: 1900-2000
Language: Greek
Origin: theion 'sulfur' + English -amin (as in vitamin)

thiamin

noun
     
thi‧am‧in also thi‧a‧mine [uncountable]
DFN a natural chemical in some foods, that you need in order to prevent particular illnesses
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