heptitol

noun
hep·​ti·​tol | \ ˈheptəˌtȯl, -ˌtōl \
plural -s

Definition of heptitol

: a hepta-hydroxy alcohol that is obtained by reducing a heptose or that exists naturally

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History and Etymology for heptitol

hepta- + -itol

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“Heptitol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heptitol. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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