erythrol

noun
er·​y·​throl | \ ˈer-ə-ˌthrȯl How to pronounce erythrol (audio) , i-ˈrith-ˌrȯl How to pronounce erythrol (audio) , -ˌrōl \

Medical Definition of erythrol

1 : a liquid unsaturated dihydroxy alcohol C4H8O2 formed by decomposition of erythritol

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“Erythrol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/erythrol. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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