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 (pĭr′ĭ-dŏk′sēn, -sĭn) also pyr·i·dox·in (-dŏk′sĭn)
A pyridine derivative, C8H11NO3, that is one of several forms of vitamin B6 and is the form typically found in vitamin supplements and enriched foods.


(ˌpɪrɪˈdɒksiːn) or


(Elements & Compounds) biochem a derivative of pyridine that is a precursor of the compounds pyridoxal and pyridoxamine. Also: vitamin B6
[C20: from pyrid(ine) + ox(ygen) +-ine2]


(ˌpɪr ɪˈdɒk sin, -sɪn)

also pyr•i•dox•in


a derivative of pyridine, required in forming hemoglobin and in preventing pellagra; vitamin B6.
[1935–40; pyrid (ine) + ox (ygen) + -ine2]


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Noun1.pyridoxine - a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starchpyridoxine - a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch
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


n piridoxina
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