Dulcite
Dulcite Dul"cite, n. [Cf. F. dulcite, fr. L. dulcis sweet.] (Chem.) A white, sugarlike substance, {C6H8.(OH)2}, occurring naturally in a manna from Madagascar, and in certain plants, and produced artificially by the reduction of galactose and lactose or milk sugar. [1913 Webster]

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  • dulcite — dulcitol [ dylsitɔl ] n. m. • XXe; dulcite 1860; lat. sav. dulcita, class. dulcis ♦ Biochim. Polyalcool sucré, isomère du mannitol. On dit aussi DULCITE n. f. dulcite [dylsit] n. f. ÉTYM. V. 1860; lat. sav. dulcita, du lat. class. dulcis « …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dulcite — Dulcitol Dulcitol Général Nom IUPAC (2R,3S,4R,5S) Hexan 1,2,3,4,5,6 hexol Synonymes Ga …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dulcite — (entrée créée par le supplément) (dul si t ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Matière sucrée dite aussi dulcose. •   La dulcite avait été extraite de la manne de Madagascar par Laurent, H. DE PARVILLE Journ. offic. 24 juill. 1871, p. 2205, 3e col..… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • dulcite — dul·cì·te s.f. TS chim. composto organico di sapore dolce presente quasi allo stato puro in alcune Scrofulariacee {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1869. ETIMO: der. del lat. dulcis dolce con 2 ite …   Dizionario italiano

  • dulcite — dulˈcite, dulˈcitol or dulˈcose / kōs/ noun A saccharine substance derived from various plants (in its crude form, Madagascar manna) • • • Main Entry: ↑dulcet …   Useful english dictionary

  • dulcite, dulcitol, dulcose — Galactitol …   Medical dictionary

  • C6H8OH2 — Dulcite Dul cite, n. [Cf. F. dulcite, fr. L. dulcis sweet.] (Chem.) A white, sugarlike substance, {C6H8.(OH)2}, occurring naturally in a manna from Madagascar, and in certain plants, and produced artificially by the reduction of galactose and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dulcitol — [ dylsitɔl ] n. m. • XXe; dulcite 1860; lat. sav. dulcita, class. dulcis ♦ Biochim. Polyalcool sucré, isomère du mannitol. On dit aussi DULCITE n. f. ● dulcitol nom masculin ou …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Isodulcite — I so*dul cite, n. [Iso + dulcite.] (Chem.) A white, crystalline, sugarlike substance, obtained by the decomposition of certain glucosides, and intermediate in nature between the hexacid alcohols (dulcite, mannite, etc.) and the glucoses. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melampyrin — Mel am*py rin, Melampyrite Mel am*py rite, n. [NL. Melampyrum cowwheat; Gr. me las black + pyro s wheat.] (Chem.) The saccharine substance dulcite; so called because found in the leaves of cowwheat ({Melampyrum}). See {Dulcite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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