niacinamide

noun ni·a·cin·amide \ ˌnī-ə-ˈsi-nə-ˌmīd \
|Updated on: 13 Aug 2018

Definition of niacinamide

: a compound C6H6N2O of the vitamin B complex found especially as a constituent of coenzymes and used similarly to niacin called also nicotinamide

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1942

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niacinamide

noun ni·a·cin·amide \ ˌnī-ə-ˈsin-ə-ˌmīd \

medical Definition of niacinamide

: a bitter crystalline basic amide C6H6N2O that is a member of the vitamin B complex and is formed from and converted to niacin in the living organism, that occurs naturally usually as a constituent of coenzymes, and that is used similarly to niacin called also nicotinamide

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