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vitamin C

noun [U] uk   us  
a vitamin found in foods such as citrus fruit, green vegetables with a lot of leaves, tomatoes, and potatoes. It is important for healthy bones, joints, teeth, and gums (= the part of the mouth from which the teeth grow), and for fighting infection.
Translations of “vitamin C”
in Chinese (Traditional) 維生素C…
in Chinese (Simplified) 维生素C…
(Definition of vitamin C from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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