also thiamin noun Etymology: thiamine alteration of thiamin, from thi- + -amin (as in vitamin) Date: 1937 a vitamin C12H17N4OSCl of the vitamin B complex that is essential to normal metabolism and nerve function and is widespread in plants and animals — called also vitamin B1

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  • thiamine — [ tjamin ] n. f. • mil. XXe; de thi(o) et amine ♦ Biochim. Vitamine B1. Administration de thiamine dans le traitement des polynévrites. ● thiamine nom féminin Synonyme de vitamine B1. ● thiamine (synonymes) nom féminin Synonymes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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

  • thiamine — thiamine. См. тиамин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • thiamine — (also thiamin) ► NOUN ▪ vitamin B1, a compound found in unrefined cereals, beans, and liver, a deficiency of which causes beriberi. ORIGIN from Greek theion sulphur …   English terms dictionary

  • thiamine — [thī′əminthī′ə min, thī′əmēn΄] n. [< THI + (VIT)AMIN] a white, crystalline B vitamin, C12H17ClN4OS, found in the outer coating of cereal grains, green peas, beans, egg yolk, liver, etc., and also prepared synthetically; vitamin B1: a… …   English World dictionary

  • Thiamine — For the similarly spelled nucleobase, see thymine. Thiamine chloride …   Wikipedia

  • Thiamine — Vitamine B1 Vitamine B1 Général Nom IUPAC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • thiamine — /thuy euh min, meen /, n. Biochem. a white, crystalline, water soluble compound of the vitamin B complex, containing a thiazole and a pyrimidine group, C12H17ClN4OS, essential for normal functioning of the nervous system, a deficiency of which… …   Universalium

  • thiamine — мед. тиамин (thiamine – витамин B1)  Водорастворимый витамин.   Участвует в процессе превращения глюкозы в энергию.   Необходим для нормальной работы нервной системы.  Тиамин содержится в основном в зерновых продуктах, отрубях.  Им богаты хлеб из …   Универсальный дополнительный практический толковый словарь И. Мостицкого

  • thiamine — thiamin UK [ˈθaɪəmɪn] / US or thiamine UK [ˈθaɪəmiːn] / US [ˈθaɪəˌmɪn] noun [uncountable] medical a natural chemical in many types of food that your body uses to make your nerves work correctly. It belongs to the vitamin B group …   English dictionary

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