styracitol

noun
sty·​rac·​i·​tol | \ stīˈrasəˌtȯl, -tōl \
plural -s

Definition of styracitol

: a crystalline heterocyclic polyhydric alcohol C6H12O5 that is obtained from the fruit of a Japanese shrubby tree (Styrax obassia) or made synthetically and that is an inner ether of d-mannitol; 1,5-anhydro-d-mannitol

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History and Etymology for styracitol

New Latin Styrac-, Styrax + English -itol

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“Styracitol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/styracitol. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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