mannitol


man·ni·tol

noun \ˈma-nə-ˌtl, -ˌtōl\

Definition of MANNITOL

:  a slightly sweet crystalline alcohol C6H14O6 found in many plants and used especially as a diuretic and in testing kidney function

Origin of MANNITOL

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1879

man·ni·tol

noun \ˈman-ə-ˌtl, -ˌtōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MANNITOL

: a slightly sweet crystalline alcohol C6H14O6 found in many plants and used especially as a diuretic and in testing kidney function

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