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vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 

A Dictionary of Dentistry
Robert IrelandRobert Ireland

A water-soluble compound with *antioxidant properties which help to counter the detrimental effects of free radicals produced by the body's normal metabolic processes. Vitamin C is essential in maintaining healthy connective tissues and the integrity of cell walls, and synthesizing collagen. A deficiency leads to ... ...

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