Definition of pyridoxine in English:

pyridoxine

Syllabification: pyr·i·dox·ine
Pronunciation: /ˌpirəˈdäksēn
 
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noun

Biochemistry
A colorless weakly basic solid present chiefly in cereals, liver oils, and yeast, and important in the metabolism of unsaturated fatty acids. Also called vitamin B6 (see vitamin B).
More example sentences
  • Maize meal and wheat flour will be fortified with vitamin A, riboflavin, niacin, pyridoxine, folic acid, iron and zinc.
  • Pyridoxal, pyridoxamine and pyridoxine are collectively known as vitamin B 6.
  • Folic acid, pyridoxine, and cobalamin are known to reduce homocysteine levels.

Origin

1930s: from pyrid(ine) + ox- 'oxygen' + -ine4.

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