pyridoxal

noun
pyr·i·dox·al | \ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-ˌsal \

Definition of pyridoxal 

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

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1944, in the meaning defined above

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pyridoxal

noun
pyr·i·dox·al | \ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-ˌsal \

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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