mannitol

noun man·ni·tol \ ˈma-nə-ˌtȯl , -ˌtōl \

Definition of mannitol

:a slightly sweet crystalline alcohol C6H14O6 found in many plants and used especially as a diuretic and in testing kidney function

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mannitol

noun man·ni·tol \ ˈman-ə-ˌtȯl , -ˌtōl \

medical Definition of mannitol

:a slightly sweet crystalline alcohol C6H14O6 found in many plants and used especially as a diuretic and in testing kidney function

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