[nik-uh-tin-uh-mahyd, -mid, -tee-nuh-] /ˌnɪk əˈtɪn əˌmaɪd, -mɪd, -ˈti nə-/
a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C 6 H 6 N 2 O, the of nicotinic acid, and a component of the vitamin-B complex, found in meat, liver, fish, whole wheat, and eggs: used in medicine chiefly as an agent for preventing or treating human pellagra or animal black tongue.
the amide of nicotinic acid: a component of the vitamin B complex and essential in the diet for the prevention of pellagra. Formula: C6H6ON2
nicotinamide nic·o·tin·a·mide (nĭk’ə-tĭn’ə-mīd’, -tē’nə-)
The biologically active amide of niacin having similar vitamin activity and used in the prevention and treatment of pellagra. Also called niacinamide.
noun, Biochemistry. 1. See NAD. nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide n. NAD.
[nik-uh-teen, -tin, nik-uh-teen] /ˈnɪk əˌtin, -tɪn, ˌnɪk əˈtin/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, oily, water-soluble, highly toxic, liquid alkaloid, C 1 0 H 1 4 N 2 , found in tobacco and valued as an insecticide. /ˈnɪkəˌtiːn/ noun 1. a colourless oily acrid toxic liquid that turns yellowish-brown in air and light: the principal alkaloid […]
- Nicotine patch
noun an adhesive piece of material impregnanted with nicotine, worn on the skin as an aid to giving up smoking
[nik-uh-tin-ik, -tee-nik] /ˌnɪk əˈtɪn ɪk, -ˈti nɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or containing . 2. related to or imitating the action of on neurons, especially in blocking the cholinergic receptors of the autonomic ganglia. adj. 1873, from nicotine + -ic. nicotinic nic·o·tin·ic (nĭk’ə-tĭn’ĭk, -tē’nĭk) adj.