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ni·a·cin

 (nī′ə-sĭn)
n.
A white crystalline acid, C6H5NO2, of the vitamin B complex that is found in meat, fish, legumes, and whole-grain foods and is used to treat and prevent pellagra. Also called nicotinic acid.

[ni(cotinic) ac(id) + -in.]

niacin

(ˈnaɪəsɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) another name for nicotinic acid
[C20: from ni(cotinic) ac(id) + -in]

nic′otin′ic ac′id



n.
a crystalline acid, C6H5NO2, that is a component of the vitamin B complex, occurring in animal products, yeast, etc. Also called niacin, vitamin B3.
[1885–90]

ni·a·cin

(nī′ə-sĭn)
A vitamin belonging to the vitamin B complex that is important in carbohydrate metabolism. It is found in liver, fish, and whole-grain foods.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.niacin - a B vitamin essential for the normal function of the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract
B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, vitamin B, vitamin B complex, B - originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins
Translations

niacin

[ˈnaɪəsɪn] Nácido m nicotínico

niacin

[ˈnaɪəsɪn] nniacine f

niacin

nNikotinsäure f, → Niacin nt (spec)

ni·a·cin

n. ácido nicotínico.

niacin

n niacina