ribitol

Reduction product of ribose (–CHO at position 1 of ribose reduced to –CH2OH). SYN: adonitol.

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ri·bi·tol 'rī-bə-.tȯl, -.tōl n ADONITOL

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ri·bi·tol (riґbĭ-tol) a sugar alcohol formed by reduction of the carbonyl group of ribose; it is a constituent of a class of teichoic acids.

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  • ribitol — ri·bi·tol …   English syllables

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