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- noun a vitamin of the vitamin B complex that performs an important role in the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates and certain amino acids; occurs in many foods
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Nor would it have been altogether unfair if they had added that the precisely similar word pantachothen (or pantothen) is only found in this same Gospel, -- viz. in ch. i.