|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|
|mannite or mannite|
|mannitic or mannite|
|the process or result of a chemical reaction to oxygen, or the deposit that forms on the surface of a metal as it oxidizes|
|a vessel, commonly a glass bulb with a long neck bent downward, used for distilling or decomposing substances by heat|
mannitol man·ni·tol (mān'ĭ-tôl', -tōl')
A white, crystalline, water-soluble, slightly sweet alcohol, used as a dietary supplement and dietetic sweetener and in medical tests of renal function.
|mannitol (mān'ĭ-tôl', -tōl') Pronunciation Key
A white, crystalline, water-soluble, slightly sweet alcohol that is used as a dietary supplement and dietetic sweetener and in medical tests of kidney function. Mannitol occurs naturally as an important food storage and transportation molecule in brown algae like kelp. Chemical formula: C6H14O6.