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Medical Term:

meso-inositol

Pronunciation: in-o'si-tol

Definition:

  1. Generic term for any isomer of meso-inositol in which the hydroxyl groups are so arranged that the molecule as a whole possesses a plane of symmetry and is optically inactive.
  2. Former name for myo-inositol.
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