scyllitol

noun
scyl·li·tol | \ˈsiləˌtȯl, -tōl\
plural -s

Definition of scyllitol 

: an optically inactive sweet crystalline polyhydroxy alcohol C6H6(OH)6 that is found especially in the dogfish, in the leaves of the coconut palm, in flowering dogwood, and in acorns

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History and Etymology for scyllitol

New Latin Scyllium, genus name of the dogfish Scyllium canicula (from Greek skylion dogfish) + International Scientific Vocabulary -itol

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