Medical Dictionary

adonitol

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noun adon·i·tol \ə-ˈdän-ə-ˌtȯl, -ˌtōl\

Medical Definition of adonitol

  1. :  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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