Meaning of “vitamin C” in the English Dictionary

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"vitamin C" in British English

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vitamin Cnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌvɪt.ə.mɪn ˈsiː/ us /ˌvaɪ.t̬ə.mɪn ˈsiː/

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.

(Definition of “vitamin C” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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