a white, crystalline, water-soluble compound of the vitamin-B complex, containing a thiazole and a pyrimidine group, C 12 H 17 ClN 4 OS, essential for normal functioning of the nervous system, a deficiency of which results chiefly in beriberi and other nerve disorders: occurring in many natural sources, as green peas, liver, and especially the seed coats of cereal grains, the commercial product of which is chiefly synthesized in the form of its chloride (thiamine chloride or thiamine hydrochloride) for therapeutic administration, or in nitrate form (thiamine mononitrate) for enriching flour mixes.
a less common name for thiamine
(biochem) a soluble white crystalline vitamin that occurs in the outer coat of rice and other grains. It forms part of the vitamin B complex and is essential for carbohydrate metabolism: deficiency leads to nervous disorders and to the disease beriberi. Formula: C12H17ON4SCl.H2O Also vitamin B1, aneurin
thiamine thi·a·mine (thī’ə-mĭn, -mēn’) or thi·a·min (-mĭn)
A vitamin of the vitamin B complex, found in meat, yeast, and the bran coat of grains, and necessary for carbohydrate metabolism and normal neural activity. Also called vitamin B1.
A water-soluble pyrimidine derivative belonging to the vitamin B complex that is important in carbohydrate metabolism and normal activity of the nervous system. It is found in pork, organ meats, whole grain cereals, legumes, and nuts. Deficiency of thiamine in the diet results in beriberi. Also called vitamin B1. Chemical formula: C12H17ClN4OS.
a permanent cardiac or arterial dilatation usually caused by weakening of the vessel wall. Historical Examples The size of the aneurism varies between that of a pea and that of a mans head. Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold Physicians had been sent for, who had attributed his death to an aneurism. The Son of Monte Christo […]
a permanent cardiac or arterial dilatation usually caused by weakening of the vessel wall. Contemporary Examples GWS happens to have an apartment in East London, which, upon hearing, nearly gave her posh West End pals an aneurysm. Gal With a Suitcase Jolie Hunt November 20, 2009 His account of his second aneurysm and a round […]
- Aneurysm of charcot
aneurysm of charcot aneurysm of Charcot aneurysm of Char·cot (shär-kō’) n. A small round nodular aneurysm of a small artery or arteriole of the cerebral cortex or basal ganglia, occurring frequently in hypertensive persons.
a permanent cardiac or arterial dilatation usually caused by weakening of the vessel wall. Historical Examples Sometimes the arterial vessels are so dilated as to impart to the tumour an aneurysmal pulsation and bruit. Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles aneurysmal varix may occur in the neck as a result of stabs or […]