nicotinic acid


Definition of nicotinic acid

: niacin

Examples of nicotinic acid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Niacinamide, which is also called nicotinamide, is one of two major forms of vitamin B3 (niacin) found in supplements (the other is nicotinic acid). A.a. Newton, SELF, 8 May 2019

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First Known Use of nicotinic acid

1873, in the meaning defined above

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: niacin

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