erythritol

noun
eryth·​ri·​tol | \ i-ˈrith-rə-ˌtȯl How to pronounce erythritol (audio) , -ˌtōl How to pronounce erythritol (audio) \

Medical Definition of erythritol

: a sweet crystalline alcohol C4H10O4 obtained especially from lichens, algae, and yeast or made by reduction of erythrose

called also erythrol

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erythrism

erythritol

erythrityl tetranitrate

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“Erythritol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/erythritol. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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