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pyridoxal

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noun pyr·i·dox·al \ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-ˌsal\

Definition of pyridoxal

  1. :  a crystalline aldehyde C8H9NO3 of the vitamin B6 group that occurs as a phosphate and is active as a coenzyme



Origin and Etymology of pyridoxal

International Scientific Vocabulary, from pyridoxine


First Known Use: 1944


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pyridoxal

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noun pyr·i·dox·al \ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-ˌsal\

Medical Definition of pyridoxal

  1. :  a crystalline aldehyde C8H9NO3 of the vitamin B6 group that in the form of its phosphate is active as a coenzyme




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