quercitol

noun quer·ci·tol \ˈkwərsəˌtȯl, -tōl\

Definition of quercitol

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of quercitol

International Scientific Vocabulary quercitin + -ol


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