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xylitol


xylitol

noun xy·li·tol \ˈzī-lə-ˌtl, -ˌtōl\

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
March 05, 2015
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