Definition of Erythritol

1. Noun. (organic compound) A tetrahydric sugar alcohol ''(2R,3S)-butane-1,2,3,4-tetraol'' that occurs in some fruit; it is used as a sugar substitute ¹



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Medical Definition of Erythritol

1. A four-carbon sugar formed from erythrose by reduction of the carbonyl group and occurring in algae, lichens, grasses, and several fungi. It is about twice as sweet as sucrose. Chemical name: 1,2,3,4-Butanetetrol, (R*,S*)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erythritol

erythraric acid
erythrasma
erythravine
erythredema
erythremia
erythremias
erythric
erythrina
erythrine
erythrism
erythrismal
erythrisms
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erythrites
erythritol (current term)
erythritols
erythrityl tetranitrate
erythro-
erythro-dihydrobiopterin triphosphate synthetase
erythroagglutinin
erythroblast
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erythroblastic
erythroblastic anaemia
erythroblastopenia
erythroblastosis
erythroblastosis fetalis
erythroblastosis foetalis
erythroblastosis neonatorum

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