tetritol

noun
tet·​ri·​tol | \ ˈte‧trəˌtȯl, -tōl \
plural -s

Definition of tetritol

: any of the tetrahydroxy alcohols HOCH2(CHOH)2CH2OH (as erythritol) obtainable by reducing the corresponding tetrose

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History and Etymology for tetritol

tetrose + -itol

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“Tetritol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetritol. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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