inositol


ino·si·tol

noun \i-ˈnō-sə-ˌtl, ī-ˈnō-, -ˌtōl\

Definition of INOSITOL

:  any of several crystalline stereoisomeric cyclic alcohols C6H12O6; especially :  myoinositol

Origin of INOSITOL

International Scientific Vocabulary, from inosite inositol, from Greek in-, is sinew + International Scientific Vocabulary 2-ose + 1-ite
First Known Use: 1891

ino·si·tol

noun \in-ˈō-sə-ˌtl, ī-ˈnō-, -ˌtōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INOSITOL

: any of several crystalline stereoisomeric cyclic alcohols C6H12O6; especially : myoinositol

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