inositol

noun ino·si·tol \ i-ˈnō-sə-ˌtȯl , ī-ˈnō- , -ˌtōl \

Definition of inositol

: any of several crystalline stereoisomeric cyclic alcohols C6H12O6; especially : myoinositol

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Origin and Etymology of inositol

International Scientific Vocabulary, from inosite inositol, from Greek in-, is sinew + International Scientific Vocabulary 2-ose + 1-ite


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inositol

noun ino·si·tol \ in-ˈō-sə-ˌtȯl , ī-ˈnō- , -ˌtōl \

medical Definition of inositol

: any of several crystalline stereoisomeric cyclic alcohols C6H12O6; especially : myoinositol

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