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vitamin B2

noun [U] uk   /ˌvɪt.ə.mɪnˌbiːˈtuː/ us    /ˌvaɪ.t̬ə-/
a vitamin found in foods such as liver, milk, cheese, yeast, and whole grains. It is important for the production of energy in the cells and for the production of particular hormones.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 維生素B2…
in Chinese (Simplified) 维生素B2…
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