denoting a B-complex vitamin acid, 1933, from Greek pantothen “from all quarters, on every side,” from panto-, comb. form of pantos, genitive of pan “all” (see pan-) + -ic. So called because it was found in so many sources.
[pan-tuh-then-ik, pan-] /ˈpæn təˈθɛn ɪk, ˌpæn-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. 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. /ˌpæntəˈθɛnɪk/ noun 1. an oily acid that is a vitamin of […]
[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.