inositol

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From Ancient Greek stem of ἴς (ís, sinew, fiber) +-ose (indicating a carbohydrate) + -ite (ester) +‎ -ol (an alcohol)

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inositol (plural inositols)

  1. (biochemistry) any of several isomeric cyclic polyhydric alcohols, C6H12O6, found in both plant and animal tissue.

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inositol m (plural inositoles)

  1. (organic chemistry) inositol