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pyridoxine

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noun pyr·i·dox·ine \ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-ˌsēn, -sən\

Definition of pyridoxine

  1. :  a crystalline phenolic alcohol C8H11NO3 of the vitamin B6 group found especially in cereals and convertible in the organism into pyridoxal and pyridoxamine



Origin and Etymology of pyridoxine

pyridine + ox- + 2-ine


First Known Use: 1939


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pyridoxine

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noun pyr·i·dox·ine \ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-ˌsēn, -sən\

Medical Definition of pyridoxine

  1. :  a crystalline phenolic alcohol C8H11NO3 of the vitamin B6 group found especially in cereals and convertible in the body into pyridoxal and pyridoxamine




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