[n] - a diuretic (trade name Osmitrol) used to promote the excretion of urine
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A natural sugar substitute derived from the manna plant and seaweed
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(= D-mannitol) Hexitol related to D-mannose. Found in plants, particularly fungi and seaweeds.
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Man'ni·tol noun [ Mannite + -ol .] (Chemistry) The technical name of mannite. See Mannite .
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A medication given to reduce brain swelling and elevated intracranial pressure. Also used to temporarily disrupt the blood-brain barrier prior to some forms of chemotherapy. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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Osmitrol noun a diuretic (trade name Osmitrol) used to promote the excretion of urine
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(man´ĭ-tol) a sugar alcohol widely distributed in plants and fungi; it is an osmotic diuretic administered to prevent and treat acute renal failure, to reduce cerebral edema or elevated intraocular or cerebrospinal fluid pressure, and to reduce renal damage due to toxic substances; also used a...
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• (n.) The technical name of mannite. See Mannite.
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(from the article `manna`) The flowering ash, or manna ash (Fraxinus ornus), is the source of a sugar-alcohol, mannitol, which has been used medicinally. The substance is ... Certain drugs act without engaging in any direct interaction with the components of the cell. An example is mannitol, an iner...
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Mannitol is a white, crystalline organic compound with the formula (C6H8(OH)6). This polyol is used as an osmotic diuretic agent and a weak renal vasodilator. It was originally isolated from the secretions of the flowering ash, called manna after their resemblance to the Biblical food, and is also ...
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A drug used to decrease swelling of the brain and to treat kidney failure. Mannitol can also be used to open the blood-brain barrier, which allows anticancer medicines to enter the brain and treat brain tumors.
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1) Diuretic 2) Diuretic drug 3) Osmitrol 4) Water pill
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