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Mannite vs. Mannitol

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Mannitenoun

mannitol

Mannitolnoun

(organic compound) a polyhydroxy alcohol, an isomer of sorbitol, used as an artificial sweetener

Mannitenoun

Same as mannitol.

Mannitolnoun

A white crystalline hexose (HO.CH2.(CHOH)4.CH2.OH) of a sweet taste obtained from a so-called manna, the dried sap of the flowering ash (Fraxinus ornus); - called also mannite, and hydroxy hexane. Cf. Dulcite. It is used in pharmacy as excipient and diluent for solids and liquids. It is also used as a food additive for anti-caking properties, or as a sweetener, and, illegally, to "cut" (dilute) illegal drugs such as cocaine or heroin.

Mannitenoun

A sweet white efflorescence from dried fronds of kelp, especially from those of the Laminaria saccharina, or devil's apron.

Mannitolnoun

a diuretic (trade name Osmitrol) used to promote the excretion of urine

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Mannitol

Mannitol is a type of sugar alcohol used as a sweetener and medication. It is used as a low calorie sweetener as it is poorly absorbed by the intestines.

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