pyridoxal

noun
pyr·​i·​dox·​al | \ ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-ˌsal How to pronounce pyridoxal (audio) \

Definition of pyridoxal

: a crystalline aldehyde C8H9NO3 of the vitamin B6 group that occurs as a phosphate and is active as a coenzyme

First Known Use of pyridoxal

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Pyridoxal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyridoxal. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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pyridoxal

noun
pyr·​i·​dox·​al | \ ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-ˌsal How to pronounce pyridoxal (audio) \

Medical Definition of pyridoxal

: a crystalline aldehyde C8H9NO3 of the vitamin B6 group that in the form of its phosphate is active as a coenzyme

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