vitamin
1920, originally vitamine (1912), from Latin vīta ("life") (see vital) + amine (see amino acids). Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈvɪt.ə.mɪn/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈvaɪ.tə.mɪn/, [ˈvʌɪ.ɾə.mɪn]
  • (Australia) IPA: /ˈvɑet.ə.mən/
Noun

vitamin (plural vitamins)

  1. Any of a specific group of organic compounds essential in small quantities for healthy human growth, metabolism, development, and body function; found in minute amounts in plant and animal foods or sometimes produced synthetically; deficiencies of specific vitamins produce specific disorders.
Translations Translations
  • Spanish: vitamínico



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