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cyclitol

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noun cy·cli·tol \ˈsī-klə-ˌtȯl, ˈsi-, -ˌtōl\

Definition of cyclitol

  1. :  an alicyclic polyhydroxy compound (as inositol)



Origin and Etymology of cyclitol

cycl- + -itol (as in inositol)


First Known Use: 1943


Medical Dictionary

cyclitol

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noun cy·cli·tol \ˈsī-klə-ˌtȯl, ˈsik-lə-ˌtōl\

Medical Definition of cyclitol

  1. :  an alicyclic polyhydroxy compound (as inositol)




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