mannitol

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mannose + -itol

Noun[edit]

mannitol (countable and uncountable, plural mannitols)

  1. (organic chemistry) a polyhydroxy alcohol, an isomer of sorbitol, used as an artificial sweetener

Synonyms[edit]

  • E421 when used as a sweetener

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