vitamin B6

noun
\ -ˈbē-ˈsiks How to pronounce vitamin B{inf}6{/inf} (audio) \

Definition of vitamin B6

: pyridoxine or a closely related compound found widely in combined form and considered essential to vertebrate nutrition

Examples of vitamin B6 in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Garlic is also high in certain vitamins such as vitamin C and vitamin B6. Angela Watson, chicagotribune.com, 27 Mar. 2021 Watermelon is rich in many vitamins, including vitamin C, which boosts the immune system, vitamin B6, which breaks down protein and supports immune system and nervous system function and vitamin A, which helps with skin and eye health. Angela Watson, chicagotribune.com, 27 Mar. 2021 Specifically, carrots are a fantastic source of vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium. Laura Wheatman Hill, chicagotribune.com, 12 Mar. 2021 The greens also contain antioxidants, vitamin B6, magnesium, potassium and calcium. Lizzy Briskin, chicagotribune.com, 8 Mar. 2021 Onions are nutrient- and flavor-rich. Onions are a good source of vitamin C, vitamin B6, folate, potassium, and manganese. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, 21 Jan. 2021 Brown rice is a whole grain that delivers an impressive array of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin B6, folate, vitamin E, potassium, magnesium and fiber. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, 6 Dec. 2020 Packed with protein, chicken also provides a healthy dose of niacin, selenium and zinc, along with vitamins B6 and B12. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, 30 Apr. 2020 Your eating habits also have an impact on your sleep quality — Dr. Mera suggests having dinner two hours before bed, with foods rich in tryptophan, magnesium, vitamin B6, and calcium. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, 28 Apr. 2020

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1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Vitamin B6.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vitamin%20B6. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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vitamin B6

noun
\ -ˈbē-ˈsiks How to pronounce vitamin B{inf}6{/inf} (audio) \

Medical Definition of vitamin B6

: pyridoxine or a closely related compound found widely in combined form and considered essential to vertebrate nutrition

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