NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,380 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- water-soluble vitamin
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- A vitamin that can dissolve in water. Water-soluble vitamins are carried to the body's tissues but are not stored in the body. They are found in plant and animal foods or dietary supplements and must be taken in daily. Vitamin C and members of the vitamin B complex are water-soluble.