from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A coenzyme, C21H27N7O14P2, occurring in most living cells and utilized alternately with NADH as an oxidizing or reducing agent in various metabolic processes.

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  • n. Namibian dollar
  • nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide
  • nothing abnormal discovered - used frequently in medical test results


n(icotinamide) a(denine) d(inucleotide).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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