thi|a|mine

thi|a|mine
thi|a|mine «THY uh mihn, -meen», noun.
a vitamin, a crystalline organic compound found in whole-grain cereals, yeast, meats, and certain vegetables, or prepared synthetically; vitamin B1. It promotes growth and aids in preventing beriberi and neuritis. Formula: C12H17ClN4OS
[< thi- + amine]

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