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Noun: pantothenic acid
  1. A vitamin of the vitamin B complex that performs an important role in the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates and certain amino acids; occurs in many foods
    - pantothen

Derived forms: pantothenic acids

Type of: acid, B, B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, vitamin B, vitamin B complex

Encyclopedia: Pantothenic acid