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vitamin B6

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Origin of vitamin B6

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for vitamin B6

vitamin B6

noun
another name for pyridoxine
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Scientific definitions for vitamin B6

vitamin B6

Any of several water-soluble pyridine derivatives, especially pyridoxine, that are coenzymes in amino acid synthesis and are important in protein and fat metabolism and in healthy nerve function. Vitamin B6 is found in liver, whole-grain foods, fish, yeast, and many vegetables.
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