pantothenyl alcohol

1. panthenol. 2. dexpanthenol.

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  • pantothenyl — The acyl radical of pantothenic acid. p. alcohol SYN: dexpanthenol …   Medical dictionary

  • dexpanthenol — Pantothenic acid with –CH2OH replacing the terminal –COOH; a cholinergic agent and a dietary source of pantothenic acid. SYN: panthenol, pantothenyl alcohol. * * * dex·pan·the·nol (deks panґthə nol) the D(+) form of panthenol (pantothenyl… …   Medical dictionary

  • Panthenol — IUPAC name (2R) 2,4 dihydroxy N (3 hydroxypropyl) 3,3 dimethylbutanamide …   Wikipedia

  • panthenol — SYN: dexpanthenol. * * * pan·the·nol (panґthə nol) [USP] the alcohol derivative of pantothenic acid; it is converted in the body to pantothenic acid, a member of the B complex vitamins. Called also pantothenyl alcohol and pantothenol. The… …   Medical dictionary

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