adon·​i·​tol ə-ˈdän-ə-ˌtȯl, -ˌtōl How to pronounce adonitol (audio)
: a crystalline pentose alcohol C5H12O5 occurring naturally in a plant (Adonis vernalis) and obtainable by reduction of ribose

called also ribitol

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“Adonitol.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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