mannitol


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man·ni·tol

 (măn′ĭ-tôl′, -tōl′, -tŏl′)
n.
A white, crystalline, water-soluble, slightly sweet alcohol, C6H8(OH)6, found in plants, algae, and fungi. It is used in medicine, especially for its diuretic properties, and in foods as a sweetener and texturizer.

mannitol

(ˈmænɪˌtɒl) or

mannite

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline water-soluble sweet-tasting alcohol, found in plants and used in diet sweets and as a dietary supplement (E421). Formula: C6H14O6
[from mannose + -ite2 + -ol1]
mannitic adj

man•ni•tol

(ˈmæn ɪˌtɔl, -ˌtɒl)

n.
a hexahydric sugar alcohol, C6H14O6, present in many plants or synthesized, used in dietetic foods and in medicine.
[1875–80; mannite an earlier name (see manna, -ite1)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mannitol - a diuretic (trade name Osmitrol) used to promote the excretion of urine
diuretic, diuretic drug, water pill - any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
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While sweeteners may be deemed calorie free and sugar gives us 4 calories per gram, sugar alcohols lie between the two - sorbitol has 2.6kcal, xylitol 2.4kcal, mannitol 1.6kcal and erythritol 0-0.2kcal per gram.
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