vitamin P
citrin citrin n. a vitamin that maintains the resistance of cell and capillary walls to permeation; -- called also {vitamin P}.

Syn: vitamin P, bioflavinoid. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • vitamin P — noun a vitamin that maintains the resistance of cell and capillary walls to permeation • Syn: ↑bioflavinoid, ↑citrin • Hypernyms: ↑water soluble vitamin …   Useful english dictionary

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