cyclitol

noun
cy·​cli·​tol | \ ˈsī-klə-ˌtȯl How to pronounce cyclitol (audio) , ˈsi-, -ˌtōl \

Definition of cyclitol

: an alicyclic polyhydroxy compound (such as inositol)

First Known Use of cyclitol

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cyclitol

cycl- + -itol (as in inositol)

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“Cyclitol.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyclitol. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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cyclitol

noun
cy·​cli·​tol | \ ˈsī-klə-ˌtȯl, ˈsik-lə-ˌtōl How to pronounce cyclitol (audio) \

Medical Definition of cyclitol

: an alicyclic polyhydroxy compound (as inositol)

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