OBO ID: CHEBI:27314
Term Name: water-soluble vitamin (role) Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • wasserloesliche Vitamine
  • water-soluble vitamin
  • water-soluble vitamins
Definition: Any vitamin that dissolves in water and readily absorbed into tissues for immediate use. Unlike the fat-soluble vitamins, they are not stored in the body and need to be replenished regularly in the diet and will rarely accumulate to toxic levels since they are quickly excreted from the body via urine.
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Ontology: Chebi
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