[pan-tuh-then-ik, pan-] /ˈpæn təˈθɛn ɪk, ˌpæn-/
a hydroxy acid, C 9 H 1 7 O 5 N, found in plant and animal tissues, rice, bran, etc., that is part of the B complex of vitamins and is essential for cell growth.
an oily acid that is a vitamin of the B complex: occurs widely in animal and vegetable foods and is essential for cell growth. Formula: C9H17NO5
pantothenic acid pan·to·then·ic acid (pān’tə-thěn’ĭk)
An oily acid, widely found in plant and animal tissues, that is a component of Co A and a part of the vitamin B2 complex, and that functions as a growth factor.
A water-soluble organic acid belonging to the vitamin B complex that is an essential component of coenzyme A. It is a derivative of the amino acid alanine, and it is important in the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates. Pantothenic acid is found in all animal and plant cells, but it is particularly abundant in liver, rice bran, molasses, and many vegetables. Chemical formula: C9H17NO5.
[pan-tuh-theer] /ˈpæn təˌθɪər/ noun 1. any animal of the extinct order Pantotheria that lived during the late Mesozoic Era, believed to be the ancestor of the marsupial and placental mammals.
[pan-toom] /pænˈtum/ noun 1. a Malay verse form consisting of an indefinite number of quatrains with the second and fourth lines of each quatrain repeated as the first and third lines of the following one. /pænˈtuːm/ noun 1. (prosody) a verse form consisting of a series of quatrains in which the second and fourth lines […]
[pan-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /pænˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/ adjective 1. (especially of viruses) attracted to or affecting many types of body tissues.
[pan-trop-i-kuh l] /pænˈtrɒp ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. living or growing throughout the tropics.