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thi·a·mine(thī′ə-mĭn, -mēn′) also thi·a·min (-mĭn)
A vitamin, C12H17ClN4OS, of the vitamin B complex, found in beans, whole grains, meat, and yeast, and necessary for carbohydrate metabolism and normal neural activity. Also called vitamin B1.
thiamine(ˈθaɪəˌmiːn; -mɪn) or
(Biochemistry) biochem a soluble white crystalline vitamin that occurs in the outer coat of rice and other grains. It forms part of the vitamin B complex and is essential for carbohydrate metabolism: deficiency leads to nervous disorders and to the disease beriberi. Formula: C12H17ON4SCl.H2O. Also: vitamin B1 or aneurin
[C20: thio- + (vit)amin]
thi•a•mine(ˈθaɪ ə mɪn, -ˌmin)
a crystalline, water-soluble vitamin-B compound, C12H17ClN4OS, abundant in liver, legumes, and cereal grains.Also called vitamin B1.
A vitamin belonging to the vitamin B complex (B1) that is important in carbohydrate metabolism and normal activity of the nervous system. It is found in bran, yeast, and meat.
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