pyridoxine

noun pyr·i·dox·ine \ ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-ˌsēn , -sən \

Definition of pyridoxine

: a crystalline phenolic alcohol C8H11NO3 of the vitamin B6 group found especially in cereals and convertible in the organism into pyridoxal and pyridoxamine

Origin and Etymology of pyridoxine

pyridine + ox- + 2-ine


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pyridoxine

noun pyr·i·dox·ine \ ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-ˌsēn, -sən \

medical Definition of pyridoxine

: a crystalline phenolic alcohol C8H11NO3 of the vitamin B6 group found especially in cereals and convertible in the body into pyridoxal and pyridoxamine

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