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pyr·i·dox·al

 (pĭr′ĭ-dŏk′səl)
n.
An aldehyde, C8H9NO3, that is one of several forms of vitamin B6.

pyridoxal

(ˌpɪrɪˈdɒksəl)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a naturally occurring derivative of pyridoxine that is a precursor of a coenzyme (pyridoxal phosphate) involved in several enzymic reactions. Formula: (CH2OH)(CHO)C5HN(OH)(CH3)
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Noun1.pyridoxal - a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starchpyridoxal - 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
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