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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.]
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niacin

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

niacin

[ˈnaɪəsɪn] Nácido m nicotínico
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niacin

[ˈnaɪəsɪn] nniacine f
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niacin

nNikotinsäure f, → Niacin nt (spec)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ni·a·cin

n. ácido nicotínico.
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niacin

n niacina
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