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pyridoxine

Definition:

a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch

Class:

substance noun (substance and materials)

Plural:

pyridoxines

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

adermin | C18H11NO3 [chemical formula] | pyridoxal | pyridoxamine | pyridoxin | vitamin B6 | vitamin B6

Etymology:

from pyrid(ine) + ox(ygen) +-ine2
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Pyridoxine | C8H11NO3 [chemical formula]

one of the compounds that can be called vitamin B6, along with pyridoxal and pyridoxamine. It differs from pyridoxamine by the substituent at the '4' position. Its hydrochloride salt pyridoxine hydrochloride is often used. It's based on a ... (38 of 833 words, 1 image)

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Collins Dictionary:

pyridoxine [biochemistry] | vitamin B6 [synonym]

a derivative of pyridine that is a precursor of the compounds pyridoxal and pyridoxamine (14 of 323 words, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/pyridoxine

Oxford Dictionary:

pyridoxine | vitamin B6 [synonym, sense-specific] | C8H11NO3 [chemical formula, sense-specific]

Syllabification: (pyr·i·dox·ine) | [biochemistry] | a colorless weakly basic solid present chiefly in cereals, liver oils, and yeast, and important in ... (19 of 64 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/pyridoxine

pyridoxine [biochemistry] | vitamin B6 [synonym, sense-specific] | C8H11NO3 [chemical formula, sense-specific]

a colourless weakly basic solid present chiefly in cereals, liver oils, and yeast, and important in the metabolism of unsaturated fatty acids. | An ... (23 of 61 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/pyridoxine

Merriam-Webster:

pyridoxine | C8H11NO3 [chemical formula] | B6 [chemical formula]

a crystalline phenolic alcohol .. of the vitamin .. group found especially in cereals and convertible in the organism into pyridoxal and pyridoxamine (23 of 43 words, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

pyridoxine [biochemistry] | pyridoxin | C8H11NO3 [chemical formula] | B6· [chemical formula]

a derivative of pyridine occurring in whole-grain cereals, meats, fish, etc., and also made synthetically: required for the prevention of pellagra and ... (22 of 39 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/pyridoxine

New World Dictionary:

pyridoxine | C18H11NO3 [chemical formula]

a complex pyridine, ..., one of the vitamins of the B group, found in various foods and prepared synthetically, usually as the hydrochloride: known to ... (25 of 38 words, pronunciation)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

pyridoxine | vitamin B6 | C18H11NO3 [chemical formula]

A pyridine derivative, ..., occurring especially in cereals, yeast, liver, and fish and serving as a coenzyme in amino acid synthesis. (21 of 36 words, pronunciations)

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Wiktionary:

pyridoxine [biochemistry] | vitamin B6 [synonym] | pyridoxines [plural] | vitamin B6 [plural]

A derivative of pyridine found in fish, liver, cereals and yeast that is essential for the metabolism of amino acids and starch. (22 of 24 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/pyridoxine

Columbia Encyclopedia:

pyridoxine

see coenzyme; vitamin. (3 of 5 words)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

vitamin B6 [chemical compound]

water-soluble organic compound that is an essential micronutrient for microorganisms and animals. It occurs in three forms: pyridoxine, pyridoxal, and ... (20 of 684 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/631041​/vitamin-B​6

Cambridge Dictionary:

vitamin B6 | vitamin B6 | vitamin B6 noun [noun, derived]

a vitamin found in foods such as liver, yeast, fish and bananas, important in chemical processes in the body, and for keeping the skin, digestion and ... (26 of 35 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/vitamin-b​6

Macmillan British Dictionary:

vitamin B [uncountable, medical]

any one of a group of vitamins found in cereal grains, liver, and yeast that is important for growth, your blood, and your nerves (24 of 51 words)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/vitamin-B

Encarta Dictionary:

pyridoxine | vitamin B6 [biochemistry]

a form of vitamin B6 derived from pyrimidine, found in cereals, yeast, liver, and fish. In an organism, pyridoxine is metabolically changed ... (22 of 48 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861735636​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Collins Dictionary:

pyridoxine [biochemistry]

First use: 20th century

Origin: from pyrid(ine) + ox(ygen) +-ine2

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/pyridoxine

Oxford Dictionary:

pyridoxine

First use: 1930s

Origin: pyridine + "ox-" "oxygen" + "-ine4"

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pyridoxal

First use: 1940s

Origin: "pyridoxine" + "-al"

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-al

Origin: "..." from French -el or Latin -alis; "..." from French -aille or from Latin -alis functioning as a noun ending

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American Heritage Dictionary:

pyridoxine

Origin: "pyridine" + "oxo-" + "-ine" [entry 2].

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pyridoxal

Origin: "pyridoxine" + "-al" [entry 3].

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pyridoxamine

Origin: "pyridoxine" + "-amine".

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Merriam-Webster:

pyridoxine

First use: 1939

Origin: pyridine + ox- + -ine

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ox | oxen [plural]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English, from Old English oxa; akin to Old High German ohso ox, Sanskrit ukṣā bull, and perhaps to Sanskrit ... (23 of 29 etymology words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/ox-

-ine [entry 2, affix, suffix, noun suffix]

Origin: French -ine, from Latin -īna, from feminine of -īnus, adjective suffix

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pyridoxal

First use: 1944

Origin: International Scientific Vocabulary, from pyridoxine

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pyridoxamine

First use: 1944

Origin: International Scientific Vocabulary pyridoxine + amine

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New World Dictionary:

pyridoxine

Origin: pyridine + oxy- + "-ine"

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-ine

Origin: French -in, -ine from Latin -inus, masculine, ... | French from Latin -ina, suffix of feminine abstract nouns | arbitrary use ... (19 of 43 etymology words)

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pyridoxamine

Origin: "pyridoxine" + "amine"

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Encarta Dictionary:

pyridoxine

First use: Mid-20th century

Origin: pyridine + oxy-

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861735636​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

pyridoxine [biochemistry]

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pyridoxal [biochemistry]

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pyridoxamine [biochemistry]

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the Free Dictionary:

pyridoxine

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pyridoxal

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pyridoxamine

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Google Dictionary:

pyridoxine

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

pyridoxine

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pyridoxal

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pyridoxamine

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pyridoxine

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pyridoxal

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pyridoxamine

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