Medical Dictionary

xylitol

noun xy·li·tol \ˈzī-lə-ˌtl, -ˌtōl\

Medical Definition of XYLITOL

:  a crystalline alcohol C5H12O5 that is a derivative of xylose, is obtained especially from birch bark, and is used as a sweetener
April 20, 2015
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