b) Vitamin K

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  • phytonadione — SYN: phylloquinone. * * * phy·to·na·di·one .fī tō nə dī .ōn n VITAMIN K (1a) * * * phy·to·na·di·one (fi to″nə diґōn) 1. a fat soluble vitamin of the K group (see under vitamin) with a phytyl side chain, found in green plants or… …   Medical dictionary

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

  • phytonadione — /fuy toh neuh duy ohn/, n. Biochem. See vitamin K1. [PHYT(IC ACID) + O + NA(PHTHOQUINONE) + DIONE] * * * …   Universalium

  • phytonadione — n. vitamin K 1 …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phytonadione — phy·to·na·di·one …   English syllables

  • Phylloquinone — IUPAC name 2 methyl 3 [(2E) 3,7,11,15 tetramethylhexadec 2 en 1 yl]naphthoquinone …   Wikipedia

  • Vitamin K — One of two naturally occurring fat soluble vitamins (vitamin K1 and vitamin K2) needed for the clotting of blood because of an essential role in the production of prothrombin (a clotting factor). The term vitamin A may also refer to a synthetic… …   Medical dictionary

  • phylloquinone — Isolated from alfalfa; also prepared synthetically; major form of vitamin K found in plants. SYN: phytomenadione, phytonadione, vitamin K1, vitamin K1(20). p. reductase SYN: NADPH dehydrogenase (quinone). * * * phyl·lo·qui·none .fil ō kwin ōn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • C31H46O2 — 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..… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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