pentaerythritol

noun
pen·​ta·​eryth·​ri·​tol | \ ˌpent-ə-i-ˈrith-rə-ˌtȯl How to pronounce pentaerythritol (audio) , -ˌtōl How to pronounce pentaerythritol (audio) \

Medical Definition of pentaerythritol

: a crystalline alcohol C5H12O4 that is used chiefly in making synthetic resins, synthetic drying oils, and explosives

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