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in•o•si•tol



Pronunciation: (i-nō'si-tôl", -tōl", ī-nō'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/inositol.html on line 71 [key]
n.
1. Biochem.a compound, C6H12O6, derivative of cyclohexane, widely distributed in plants and seeds as phytin, and occurring in animal tissue and in urine: an essential growth factor for animal life, present in the vitamin B complex.
2. Pharm.the commercial form of this compound, a white, sweet, crystalline solid, used chiefly to promote epithelialization of the cervix after infection or injury. Also called hexahydroxycyclohexane.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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