noun[mass noun] Biochemistry
- A colourless weakly basic solid present chiefly in cereals, liver oils, and yeast, and important in the metabolism of unsaturated fatty acids. Also called vitamin B6.
More example sentences
- An alcohol derived from pyridine; chemical formula: C8H11NO3
- 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.
More definitions of pyridoxineDefinition of pyridoxine in:
- The US English dictionary