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Introduction: Vitamin

Description of Vitamin

Vitamin: A key nutrient that the body needs in small amounts to grow and stay strong. Examples are vitamins A, C, and E.
Source: National Institute of Health

Vitamin: A group of organic food substances found in animals and plants in small quantities. They must be supplied in diet or dietary supplement and are essential for normal metabolism.
Source: Diseases Database

Vitamin: diverse group of organic nutrient substances required in trace amounts for normal metabolic function; many are enzyme cofactors or cofactor precursors.
Source: CRISP

Vitamin: Organic substances that are required in small amounts for maintenance and growth, but which cannot be manufactured by the human body.
Source: MeSH 2007

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