inositol

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From its former name inosite +‎ -ol (an alcohol), from Ancient Greek ἰνός (inós, genitive singular of ἴς (ís, sinew, tendon)) +‎ -ite.

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inositol (countable and uncountable, plural inositols)

  1. (biochemistry) A simple sugar alcohol (hexahydroxycyclohexane, chemical formula: C6H12O6) which occurs in animal and plant tissue and is a vitamin of the B group.
    Synonym: inosite

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inositol m (plural inositoles)

  1. (organic chemistry) inositol