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biotin

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Noun
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bi=o=tin

CIDE DICTIONARY

biotinn. 
     a B vitamin (C10H16N2O3S) that aids in body growth; -- called also vitamin H and coenzyme R. It functions as a coenzyme in many carboxylation reactions.
    "Biotin binds tightly to the substance avidin, found in raw egg-whites. Rats or chick on a diet high in raw egg-white may develop skin lesions and retarded growth, which can be prevented by adding biotin to the diet."  [WordNet 1.5]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

biotin, n. a vitamin of the B complex, found in egg yolk, liver, and yeast, and involved in the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins.

Etymology
G f. Gk bios life + -IN

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