American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See niacin.
- n. biochemistry pyridine-3-carboxylic acid; together with nicotinamide is a part of the vitamin B complex.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Chem.) An organic acid (C6H5NO2), a carboxylated derivative of pyridine, obtained by the oxidation of nicotine; called also
niacinand antipellagra vitamin, and vitamin B5. Chemically it is 3-pyridinecarboxylic acid.
- n. a B vitamin essential for the normal function of the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract
- So called because it is often obtained by oxidizing nicotine. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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