arabitol

noun

arab·​i·​tol ə-ˈrab-ə-ˌtȯl, -ˌtōl How to pronounce arabitol (audio)
: a sweet crystalline alcohol C5H7(OH)5 obtained by the reduction of arabinose

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“Arabitol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/arabitol. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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