Mannite

• (n.) A white crystalline substance of a sweet taste obtained from a so-called manna, the dried sap of the flowering ash (Fraxinus ornus); -- called also mannitol, and hydroxy hexane. Cf. Dulcite. • (n.) A sweet white efflorescence from dried fronds of kelp, especially from those of the Laminaria saccharina, or devil`s apron.Mannite: wor...
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mannite

1. <chemistry> A white crystalline substance of a sweet taste obtained from a so-called manna, the dried sap of the flowering ash (Fraxinus ornus); called also mannitol, and hydroxy hexane. Cf. Dulcite. (MI11) HO.CH2.(CHOH)4.CH2.OH = D-mannitol; manna sugar; cordycepic acid; Diosmol; Mannicol; Mannidex; Osmiktrol; Osmosal. Used in pharmacy as...
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Mannite

Man'nite noun [ Confer French mannite .] 1. (Chemistry) A white crystalline substance of a sweet taste obtained from a so-called manna , the dried sap of the flowering ash ( Fraxinus ornus ); -- called also mannitol , and hydroxy hexane . Confer Dul...
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Mannite

Mannite or mannitol is the simplest of the hexahydric alcohols, and occurs in many plants, particularly Fraxinus ornus, from the dried exudation of which (manna) it is extracted by solution in alcohol and crystallisation. It may be prepared by reduction of dextrose or levulose with nascent hydrogen, and occurs in dextro-rotatory, levo-rotatory and ...
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mannite

Type: Term Pronunciation: man′īt Synonyms: d-mannitol
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