pyridoxine

noun
pyr·​i·​dox·​ine | \ ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-ˌsēn How to pronounce pyridoxine (audio) , -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

First Known Use of pyridoxine

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pyridoxine

pyridine + ox- + -ine entry 2

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The first known use of pyridoxine was in 1939

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pyridoxine

noun
pyr·​i·​dox·​ine | \ ˌpir-ə-ˈdäk-ˌsēn, -sən How to pronounce pyridoxine (audio) \

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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