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pyridoxine

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

Definition of PYRIDOXINE

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

Origin of PYRIDOXINE

pyridine + ox- + 2-ine
First Known Use: 1939

pyridoxine

noun pyr·i·dox·ine \ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-ˌsēn, -sən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PYRIDOXINE

:  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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