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EtymologyEdit

mannose +‎ -itol

NounEdit

mannitol (countable and uncountable, plural mannitols)

  1. (organic chemistry) a polyhydroxy alcohol, an isomer of sorbitol, used as an artificial sweetener

SynonymsEdit

  • E421 when used as a sweetener

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