xylitol


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xy·li·tol

 (zī′lĭ-tôl′, -tōl′, -tŏl′)
n.
A sweet white crystalline alcohol derived from xylose, C5H12O5, used in gum and oral health products to inhibit bacteria that cause caries and as a dietary sugar substitute.

xylitol

(ˈzaɪlɪˌtɒl)
n
1. (Cookery) chem an artificial sweetener produced from xylose and used esp in chewing gum. Formula: CH2HOH(CHOH)3CH2OH
2. (Chemistry) chem an artificial sweetener produced from xylose and used esp in chewing gum. Formula: CH2HOH(CHOH)3CH2OH
[C19: from xyl(ose) + -ite2 + -ol1]

xy•li•tol

(ˈzaɪ lɪˌtɔl, -ˌtɒl)

n.
a naturally occurring pentose sugar alcohol, C5H12O5, used as a sugar substitute.
[< German Xylit (1891)]
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