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mannitol or mannite (ˈmænɪˌtɒl, ˈmænaɪt)
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]
mannite or mannite
[from mannose + -ite² + -ol1]
mannitic or mannite

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