xylitol

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin xylos (wood or cotton-tree) + -itol (anhydric alcohol)

Noun[edit]

xylitol (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) a pentahydric alcohol, C5H12O5, penta-hydroxy pentane; derived from xylose; used as a sweetener

Synonyms[edit]

  • E967 when used as a sweetener

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External links[edit]

  • xylitol at OneLook Dictionary Search

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