The biologically active amide of nicotinic acid, used in the prevention and treatment of pellagra. SYN: niacinamide, nicotinic acid amide.

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nic·o·tin·amide .nik-ə-'tē-nə-.mīd, -'tin-ə- n NIACINAMIDE

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a B vitamin: the amide of nicotinic acid.

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nic·o·tin·a·mide (nik″o-tinґə-mīd) INN for niacinamide.

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  • nicotinamide — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1895 niacinamide …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • nicotinamide — noun The amide of nicotinic acid (or niacin). Syn: E375, colour retention agent …   Wiktionary

  • nicotinamide — n. organic compound of niacin used to reverse vitamin B deficiency (Biochemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

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