\mˈana͡ɪt], \mˈanaɪt], \m_ˈa_n_aɪ_t]\
Definitions of MANNITE
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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Manna sugar, C6H14O6, a white crystalline substance, of sweet taste, obtained from manna; laxative in doses of 3 1/2-1 (15.0-30.0).
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
Syn.: mannitol. A hexahydric alcohol, CH2OH (CHOH)4CH2OH, derived from manna and from various acids.
A sugar used in culture media to differentiate between two types of the dysentery bacilli, since only the B. Flexneri or the American type will acidulate mannite. [Lat.]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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