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oxythiamine

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noun oxy·thi·a·mine \-ˈthī-ə-mən, -ˌmēn\
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oxythiamin

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Medical Definition of oxythiamine

  1. :  a chemical compound C12H16ClN3O2S that differs from thiamine in having the amino group in the pyrimidine ring replaced by a hydroxyl group and that is a thiamine antagonist producing symptoms of thiamine deficiency


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