Scyllite Scyl"lite, n. (Chem.) A white crystalline substance of a sweetish taste, resembling inosite and metameric with dextrose. It is extracted from the kidney of the dogfish (of the genus {Scyllium}), the shark, and the skate. [1913 Webster]

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