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Meaning of VITAMIN K

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a fat-soluble vitamin that helps in the clotting of blood
 
 Synonyms: antihemorrhagic factor, naphthoquinone
 
 See Also: fat-soluble vitamin, menadione, phylloquinone, phytonadione, vitamin K1, vitamin K3

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. A substance that promotes the clotting of blood.
  2. A vitamin active in the process of blood coagulation.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A fat-soluble vitamin needed to synthesize blood-clotting factors such as prothrombin; it is synthesized by certain harmless bacteria that normally live in the human intestine.
 

 

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