vitamin K1
vitamin K1 vitamin K1 n. one of the two K vitamins, ({C31H46O2}). It is fat-soluble and occurs naturally as the trans isomer. Chemically it is 2-methyl-3-phytyl-1,4,-naphthoquinone.

Syn: phylloquinone, phytonadione, antihemorrhagic vitamin.. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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  • vitamin K1 — kā wən n VITAMIN K (1a) * * * phytonadione …   Medical dictionary

  • Vitamin K1 — Strukturformel Allgemeines Trivialname Vitamin K1 Andere Namen Phyllochinon Phyto …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vitamin K1 — noun a form of vitamin K • Syn: ↑phylloquinone, ↑phytonadione • Hypernyms: ↑vitamin K, ↑naphthoquinone, ↑antihemorrhagic factor * * * noun see vitamin K 1a …   Useful english dictionary

  • vitamin K1 — /vaɪtəmən keɪ ˈwʌn/ (say vuytuhmuhn kay wun) noun a fat soluble vitamin found in leafy vegetables, rice, bran, pig s liver, etc., and obtained from alfalfa oil or putrefied sardine meat, which promotes blood clotting by increasing the prothrombin …   Australian English dictionary

  • vitamin K1 — a yellowish, oily, viscous liquid, C31H46O2, occurring in leafy vegetables, rice, bran, hog liver, etc., or obtained esp. from alfalfa or putrefied sardine meat, or synthesized, that promotes blood clotting by increasing the prothrombin content… …   Universalium

  • vitamin K1 — noun phylloquinone …   Wiktionary

  • Vitamin K1 — Phyllochinon …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Vitamin K — has also been used as a slang term for ketamine, an unrelated anaesthetic. Vitamin K1 (phylloquinone). Both forms of the vitamin contain a functional naphthoquinone ring and an aliphatic side chain. Phylloquinone has a phytyl side chain …   Wikipedia

  • vitamin K — n. a fat soluble vitamin, synthesized constantly by intestinal bacteria in mammals and occurring in certain green vegetables, fish meal, etc., that promotes blood clotting and is required for the synthesis of prothrombin by the liver: the two… …   Universalium

  • K1 — steht für: den Masherbrum, einen Berg im Karakorum das Vitamin K1, siehe Phyllochinon die erste ab 1772 produktiv zur exakten Längengradmessung eingesetzte Uhr auf See, hergestellt von Larcum Kendall die politisch motivierte Wohngemeinschaft… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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