Definition of pantothenic acid
: a viscous oily acid C9H17NO5 of the vitamin B complex found in all living tissues
Medical Definition of pantothenic acid
: a viscous oily acid C9H17NO5 that belongs to the vitamin B complex, occurs usually combined (as in coenzyme A) in all living tissues and especially liver, is made synthetically, and is essential for the growth of various animals and microorganisms
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