erythritol

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e·ryth·ri·tol

(ĕ-rith'ri-tol),
The four-carbon sugar alcohol obtained by the reduction of erythrose, notable for its sweetness (twice that of sucrose); found in lichens, algae, and fungi.
Synonym(s): erythrite, erythrol

e·ryth·ri·tol

(ĕ-rith'ri-tol)
Four-carbon sugar alcohol obtained by the reduction of erythrose, notable for its sweetness (twice that of sucrose); found in lichens, algae, and fungi.

erythritol

the sugar present in high concentration in the genital tract of the male and the pregnant female and enhances the growth of Brucella abortus, which preferentially utilizes erythritol.