quercitol

noun
quer·​ci·​tol | \ ˈkwərsəˌtȯl, -tōl \
plural -s

Definition of quercitol

: a sweet crystalline pentahydroxy cyclic alcohol C6H7(OH)5 found in acorns and oak bark and in viburnums and other plants; deoxy-inositol

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History and Etymology for quercitol

International Scientific Vocabulary quercitin + -ol

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“Quercitol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quercitol. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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