Medical Dictionary

adonitol

noun adon·i·tol \ə-ˈdän-ə-ˌtl, -ˌtōl\

Definition of ADONITOL

:  a crystalline pentose alcohol C5H12O5 occurring naturally in a plant (Adonis vernalis) and obtainable by reduction of ribose—called also ribitol
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