Definition of niacin in English:



  • another term for nicotinic acid
    • ‘Maize meal and wheat flour will be fortified with vitamin A, riboflavin, niacin, pyridoxine, folic acid, iron and zinc.’
    • ‘Pellagra is a nutritional wasting disease attributable to a combined deficiency of tryptophan and niacin (nicotinic acid).’
    • ‘Mushrooms also contain B-complex vitamins, such as riboflavin, niacin, folate and pantothenic acid, not easily found in produce.’
    • ‘Whole grains are also important sources of vitamins and minerals, such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, selenium, zinc and iron.’
    • ‘They are also rich in three important B vitamins: riboflavin, niacin, and pantothenic acid.’