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Last uploaded: April 29, 2019
Preferred Name

Ascorbic Acid

Synonyms

Vitamin C

Definitions

<p><a href='https://medlineplus.gov/vitamins.html'>Vitamins</a> are substances that your body needs to grow and develop normally. Vitamin C is an <a href='https://medlineplus.gov/antioxidants.html'>antioxidant</a>. It is important for your skin, bones, and connective tissue. It promotes healing and helps the body absorb iron.</p> <p>Vitamin C comes from fruits and vegetables. Good sources include citrus, red and green peppers, tomatoes, broccoli, and greens. Some juices and cereals have added vitamin C.</p> <p>Some people may need extra vitamin C:</p> <ul> <li>Pregnant/breastfeeding women</li> <li>Smokers</li> <li>People recovering from surgery</li> <li>Burn victims</li> </ul>

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altLabel

Vitamin C

Ascorbic acid

cui

C0003968

Date created

03/08/2010

definition

Vitamins are substances that your body needs to grow and develop normally. Vitamin C is an antioxidant. It is important for your skin, bones, and connective tissue. It promotes healing and helps the body absorb iron.

Vitamin C comes from fruits and vegetables. Good sources include citrus, red and green peppers, tomatoes, broccoli, and greens. Some juices and cereals have added vitamin C.

Some people may need extra vitamin C:

  • Pregnant/breastfeeding women
  • Smokers
  • People recovering from surgery
  • Burn victims

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Inverse of SIB

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http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C1720755

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0037473

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http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C1456535

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0007004

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0012173

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0042866

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0012177

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http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0006644

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0012155

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0012171

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0042874

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0042890

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0006147

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0041004

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0242739

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0162429

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C4053458

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0008377

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0013473

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C2362522

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0518896

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0024523

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http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0599638

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0028754

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0679360

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0162800

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0598901

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0920298

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C2963178

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0003402

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0042849

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0016470

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0302583

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C2362324

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0242295

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0026162

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0005910

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0011878

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http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0311164

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Inverse of SY

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Mapped from

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Mapped to

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MP HEALTH TOPIC URL

https://medlineplus.gov/vitaminc.html

MP OTHER LANGUAGE URL

Spanish https://medlineplus.gov/spanish/vitaminc.html

MP PRIMARY INSTITUTE URL

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements https://ods.od.nih.gov/

notation

C0003968

prefLabel

Ascorbic Acid

Related to

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http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0003402

tui

T109

T127

T121

subClassOf

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