Definition of Vitamin B6

1. Noun. A B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch.

Definition of Vitamin B6

1. Noun. pyridoxine. ¹

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Medical Definition of Vitamin B6

1. Member of the water soluble B vitamin group. Vitamin B6 or pyridoxine, is active in the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates and fats. It is also a necessary part of haemoglobin synthesis. B6 deficiency results in retarded growth and a peripheral neuropathy. (27 Sep 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Vitamin B6

vitamin A unit
vitamin B
vitamin B1
vitamin B12
vitamin B12 absorption test
vitamin B12 deficiency
vitamin B12 neuropathy
vitamin B12 with intrinsic factor concentrate
vitamin B17
vitamin B1 hydrochloride unit
vitamin B2
vitamin B2 unit
vitamin B3
vitamin B4
vitamin B5
vitamin B6 (current term)
vitamin B6 deficiency
vitamin B6 unit
vitamin B7
vitamin B9
vitamin BT
vitamin B complex
vitamin Bc
vitamin Bc conjugase
vitamin Bx
vitamin C
vitamin C deficiency
vitamin C test
vitamin C unit
vitamin D

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