vitamin B1
vitamin B1 vitamin B1 n. a B vitamin {(C12H17N4OS)Cl} that prevents beriberi and maintains appetite and growth. Same as {thiamine}.

Syn: thiamin, aneurin, antiberiberi factor. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Vitamin B1 — is thiamine. Vitamin B1 acts as a coenzyme in the metabolism of the body. Deficiency of thiamine leads to beriberi, a disease of the heart and nervous system. The word vitamin was coined in 1911 by the Warsaw born biochemist Casimir Funk (1884… …   Medical dictionary

  • Vitamin B1 — ⇒ Thiamin …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • Vitamin B1 — Strukturformel Allgemeines Trivialname Vitamin B1 Andere Namen Thiaminchlorid Aneurin antineu …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • vitamin B1 — noun a B vitamin that prevents beriberi; maintains appetite and growth • Syn: ↑thiamine, ↑thiamin, ↑aneurin, ↑antiberiberi factor • Hypernyms: ↑B complex vitamin, ↑B complex, ↑vitamin B complex, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vitamin B1 — thiamin; = aneurine a vitamin of the B complex that is active in the form of thiamin pyrophosphate, a coenzyme in decarboxylation reactions in carbohydrate metabolism. A deficiency of vitamin B1 leads to beriberi. Good sources of the vitamin are… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • vitamin B1 — I. noun see thiamine II. noun see vitamin B 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vitamin B1 — thiamine. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • vitamin B1 — noun thiamine …   Wiktionary

  • Vitamin B1 — Thiamin …   Universal-Lexikon

  • vitamin B1 — /vaɪtəmən bi ˈwʌn/ (say vuytuhmuhn bee wun) noun → thiamine …   Australian English dictionary

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