polygalitol

noun
poly·​gal·​i·​tol | \ ˌpälēˈgaləˌtȯl, -älə̇ˈg-, -tōl \
plural -s

Definition of polygalitol

: a crystalline anhydride C6H12O5 of sorbitol found in species of milkwort (as Polygala amara); 1,5-anhydro-d-glucitol

called also 1,5-sorbitan

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History and Etymology for polygalitol

New Latin Polygala + English -itol

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“Polygalitol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polygalitol. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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