- SYN: inositol.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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lipositol — li·po·si·tol … English syllables
lipositol — līˈpōsəˌtȯl, lə̇ , ˌtōl noun ( s) Etymology: lip + inositol : any of several phosphatides occurring in plants (as soybeans) and in animals especially in the brain and spinal cord and containing the meso form of inositol in combination … Useful english dictionary
inositol — 1,2,3,4,5,6 Hexahydroxycyclohexane; a member of the vitamin B complex necessary for growth of yeast and of mice; absence from the diet causes alopecia and dermatitis in mice and “spectacle eyes” in rats. It occurs in a number of stereoisomeric… … Medical dictionary