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

called also 1,5-sorbitan

Word History


New Latin Polygala + English -itol

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“Polygalitol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polygalitol. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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