\\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

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  • lipositol — SYN: inositol …   Medical dictionary

  • lipositol — li·po·si·tol …   English syllables

  • 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

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