dulcite definition

  • noun:
    • A white, sugar-like compound, C6H8.(OH)2, occurring normally in a manna from Madagascar, as well as in certain plants, and produced unnaturally by the reduced amount of galactose and lactose.
    • A white, sugarlike compound, C6H8.(OH)2, occurring naturally in a manna from Madagascar, and in specific plants, and produced artificially by the reduced amount of galactose and lactose or milk sugar.
    • identical to dulcitol.
    • A white, sugar-like material, C6H8.(OH)2, occurring obviously in a manna from Madagascar, as well as in specific plants, and created artificially because of the reduced total of galactose and lactose.
    • A white, sugarlike substance, C6H8.(OH)2, happening obviously in a manna from Madagascar, as well as in certain flowers, and produced unnaturally because of the reduced total of galactose and lactose or milk sugar.
    • Same as dulcitol.
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