[ duhl-si-tawl, -tol ]
/ ˈdʌl sɪˌtɔl, -ˌtɒl /
a water-soluble sugar alcohol, C6H14O6, isomeric with sorbitol, that is found in many plant species and is prepared in the laboratory by galactose reduction.
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Also called ga·lac·ti·tol [guh-lak-ti-tawl, ‐tol], /gəˈlæk tɪˌtɔl, ‐ˌtɒl/, dul·cite [duhl-sahyt], /ˈdʌl saɪt/, dul·cose [duhl-kohs]. /ˈdʌl koʊs/.
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Dulcitol, or Dulcite, is an alcohol closely allied to the sugars.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various