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oxythiamine

noun oxy·thi·a·mine \ -ˈthī-ə-mən , -ˌmēn \
variants: also oxythiamin play \-mən\

medical Definition of oxythiamine

: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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