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mannitol

División en sílabas: man·ni·tol
Pronunciación: /ˈmanəˌtôl, -ˌtäl
 
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Definición de mannitol en inglés:

sustantivo

Chemistry
A colorless sweet-tasting crystalline compound that is found in many plants and is used in various foods and medical products.
Example sentences
  • The most common sugar alcohols are sorbitol, mannitol, maltitol and xylitol.
  • Many diabetic patients replace sugary foods with dietetic foods that contain sugar alcohols such as sorbitol, mannitol, and xylitol.
  • Sugar alcohols, including xylitol, mannitol, sorbitol, lactitol and maltitol, do not promote tooth decay or sudden spikes in blood sugar.

Origen

late 19th century: from mannite, in the same sense, + -ol.

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