pyridoxamine

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noun pyr·i·dox·amine \ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-sə-ˌmēn\

Definition of pyridoxamine

  1. :  a crystalline amine C8H12N2O2 of the vitamin B6 group that occurs as a phosphate and is active as a coenzyme

Origin and Etymology of pyridoxamine

International Scientific Vocabulary pyridoxine + amine


First Known Use: 1944


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pyridoxamine

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noun pyr·i·dox·amine \ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-sə-ˌmēn\

Medical Definition of pyridoxamine

  1. :  a crystalline amine C8H12N2O2 of the vitamin B6 group that in the form of its phosphate is active as a coenzyme


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