niacinamide
niacinamide iacinamide n. The amide of niacin (nicotinic acid), called also {nicotinamide}. It was at one time called {vitamin B3}, and can function to relieve nicotinic acid deficiency. Chemical formula {C6H6N2O}, chemically it is 3-pyridinecarboxamide.

Syn: nicotinic acid amide, nicotinamide. [PJC]


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  • niacinamide — nikotinamidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė NC₅H₄CONH₂ atitikmenys: angl. niacinamide; nicotinamide rus. ниацинамид; никотинамид ryšiai: sinonimas – 3 piridinkarboksamidas sinonimas – niacinamidas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • niacinamide — noun Date: 1942 a compound C6H6N2O of the vitamin B complex found especially as a constituent of coenzymes and used similarly to niacin called also nicotinamide …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • niacinamide — /nuy euh sin euh muyd /, n. Biochem. nicotinamide. [1950 55; NIACIN + AMIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • niacinamide — noun The amide of niacin Syn: nicotinamide …   Wiktionary

  • niacinamide — SYN: nicotinamide. * * * ni·a·cin·amide .nī ə sin ə .mīd n a bitter crystalline basic amide C6H6N2O that is a member of the vitamin B complex and is formed from and converted to niacin in the living organism, that occurs naturally usu. as a… …   Medical dictionary

  • niacinamide — n. organic compound of niacin used to reverse vitamin B deficiency (Biochemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • niacinamide — ni·a·cin·a·mide …   English syllables

  • niacinamide — ni•a•cin•a•mide [[t]ˌnaɪ əˈsɪn əˌmaɪd[/t]] n. biochem. nicotinamide • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • niacinamide — /naɪəˈsɪnəmaɪd/ (say nuyuh sinuhmuyd) noun → nicotinamide …   Australian English dictionary

  • niacinamide — A vitamin being studied to increase the effect of radiation therapy on tumor cells. Also called nicotinamide …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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