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pyridoxal

/ˌpɪrɪˈdɒksəl/
noun
1.
(biochem) a naturally occurring derivative of pyridoxine that is a precursor of a coenzyme (pyridoxal phosphate) involved in several enzymic reactions. Formula: (CH2OH)(CHO)C5HN(OH)(CH3)
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pyridoxal in Medicine

pyridoxal pyr·i·dox·al (pĭr'ĭ-dŏk'səl)
n.
An aldehyde that is one of several active forms of pyridoxine and is important in amino acid synthesis.

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