Definition of Thiamine

1. Noun. A B vitamin that prevents beriberi; maintains appetite and growth.

Definition of Thiamine

1. Noun. (vitamin) One of the constituents of vitamin B complex, found in meat, yeast and bran, that is necessary for the metabolism of carbohydrates. ¹

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Definition of Thiamine

1. a B vitamin [n -S]

Medical Definition of Thiamine

1. 3-((4-amino-2-methyl-5-pyrimidinyl)methyl)-5-(2- hydroxyethyl)-4-methylthiazolium chloride. Chemical name: Thiazolium, 3-((4-amino-2-methyl-5-pyrimidinyl)methyl)-5-(2-hydroxyethyl)-4-methyl- chloride (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thiamine

thiamin deficiency
thiamin hydrochloride
thiamin hydrochloride unit
thiamin mononitrate
thiamin oxidase
thiamin pyridinylase
thiamin pyrophosphate
thiamin pyrophosphokinase
thiaminase I
thiaminase II
thiamine (current term)
thiamine deficiency
thiamine monophosphate
thiamine pyrophosphatase
thiamine pyrophosphate
thiamine triphosphate
thiamylal sodium

Literary usage of Thiamine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"lowest live-weight gains were recorded in pigs on a thiamine deficient ration. The addition of 0-19 mg. thiamine daily per kg. body weight resulted in an ..."

2. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"Some investigators favor the view that thiamine deficiency is the primary cause (Bowden 1990; Joyce 1994; Shimomura et al. 1998); others believe that the ..."

3. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"of dietary thiamine there is almost a quantitative relationship between food consumption and thiamine content. At 65° F. on the other hand food consumption ..."

4. Mineral Tolerance of Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"These are thiamine and biotin, which are classified as water soluble B vitamins. Cystine can also be converted to many of the sulfur-containing compounds ..."

5. Code of Federal Regulations 21 Food and Drugs: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as by U.s. Gpo (2005)
"(2) The ingredient is used in food at levels not to exceed current good manufacturing practice. thiamine hydro- chloride may be used in infant formula in ..."

6. Rice in Human Nutrition by Bienvenido O. Juliano (1993)
"TABLE 39 Effect of parboiling method on thiamine content and protein Treatment Number of Degree of milling thiamine Protein s™Ples (%) _ fag/g) _ <%) Raw ..."

7. Alcohols Effect on Organ Function edited by Dianne M. Welsh (1997)
"thiamine Deficiency Researchers differ in their explanations of how and why ... Those alcoholics who are susceptible to thiamine deficiency alone will ..."

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