pellagra-preventive factor

[ puh-lag-ruh-pri-ven-tiv, -ley-gruh-, -lah- ]
/ pəˈlæg rə prɪˈvɛn tɪv, -ˈleɪ grə-, -ˈlɑ- /

noun Biochemistry.

nicotinic acid or its amide, nicotinamide, being the vitamin-B-complex members that serve to prevent pellagra.

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