nicotinic acid


Definition of nicotinic acid

: niacin

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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, "Here’s What Niacinamide Can—and Can’t—Do for Your Skin," 8 May 2019

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1873, in the meaning defined above

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Medical Definition of nicotinic acid

: niacin

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