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Another word for B

b: B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, atomic number 5, group B, type B, vitamin B, vitamin B complex, bacilli, bacillus, barn, bel, boron

Meaning of B

[n] aerobic rod-shaped spore-producing bacterium; often occurring in chainlike formations

[n] the 2nd letter of the Roman alphabet

[n] the blood group whose red cells carry the B antigen

[n] (atomic or nuclear physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter

[n] a logarithmic unit of sound intensity equal to 10 decibels

[n] a trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder

[n] originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins

See also

b: Roman alphabet, alphabetic character, antiberiberi factor, antipernicious anemia factor, area unit, blood group, blood type, chemical element, folic acid, genus Bacillus, letter of the alphabet, nicotinic acid, pantothenic acid, pteroylglutamic acid, pteroylmonoglutamic acid, sound unit, square measure, true bacteria, vitamin B1, vitamin B12, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin Bc, vitamin G, vitamin H, vitamin M, water-soluble vitamin, adermin, aneurin, biotin, borax, choline, cobalamin, cyanocobalamin, element, eubacteria, eubacterium, folacin, folate, hepatoflavin, inositol, kernite, lactoflavin, letter, niacin, ovoflavin, pantothen, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine, pyridoxine, riboflavin, thiamin, thiamine