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  • Ascorbic acid [r]: An organic acid with antioxidant properties whose L-enantiomer is called vitamin C. [e]
  • Cancer [r]: A generic term for a large group of diseases that can affect any part of the body; one defining feature is the rapid creation of abnormal cells that grow beyond their usual boundaries, and which can then invade adjoining parts of the body and spread to other organs. [e]
  • Carboxylic acid [r]: An organic acid with the formula R-COOH or R-CO2H. [e]
  • Cohort study [r]: A medical or sociological study in which cohorts, people who share characteristics or experiences, are studied. [e]
  • Cranberry [r]: the common name given to any of several related plants in the genus vaccinium, but especially to the fruit of vaccinium oxycoccos. [e]
  • Electron [r]: Elementary particle that carries a negative elementary charge −e and has mass 9.109 382 91 × 10−31 kg. [e]
  • Glucose [r]: A monosaccharide (or simple sugar) and an important carbohydrate in biology, used by the living cell as a source of energy and metabolic intermediate. [e]
  • Hydroxyl [r]: A molecule consisting of an oxygen atom and a hydrogen atom connected by a covalent bond (single bond). [e]
  • Life extension [r]: Medical and non-medical attempts to slow down or reverse the processes of aging, to extend both the maximum and average lifespan. [e]
  • Maximum life span [r]: Measure of the maximum amount of time one or more members of a group has been observed to survive between birth and death. [e]
  • Protein [r]: A polymer of amino acids; basic building block of living systems. [e]
  • Proton [r]: A subatomic particle with an electric charge of +1 elementary charge. [e]
  • Selenium [r]: A chemical element, having the chemical symbol Se, and atomic number (the number of protons) 34. [e]
  • Vascular disease [r]: Pathological processes involving any of the blood vessels in the cardiac or peripheral circulation. They include diseases of arteries; veins; and rest of the vasculature system in the body. [e]
  • Vitamin C [r]: Required by a few mammalian species, including humans and higher primates. It is water-soluble and is usually obtained by eating fruits and vegetables; associated with scurvy (hence its chemical name, ascorbic acid). [e]
  • Vitamin E [r]: Any of several fat-soluble vitamins consisting of tocopherols, that are found chiefly in plant leaves, wheat germ oil, and milk and that act as antioxidants in the body. [e]