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pinitol

[pahy-ni-tawl, -tol, pin-i-] /ˈpaɪ nɪˌtɔl, -ˌtɒl, ˈpɪn ɪ-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a white, crystalline, inositol derivative, C 7 H 1 4 O 6 , obtained from the resin of the sugar pine.
Origin
obsolete pinite pinitol (< French; see pine1, -ite1) + -ol1
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