Definition of "xylitol" [xylitol]

  • (noun) A sweet white crystalline alcohol, C5H12O5, derived from xylose and used especially as a sugar substitute in oral health products.

Use "xylitol" in a sentence

  • "Because food labels often do not disclose how much xylitol is contained, it may be hard to determine how much of the toxin was eaten."
  • "While xylitol is not known to be dangerous to people, veterinarians across the nation are seeing increased rates of serious poisoning in dogs that accidentally ingest even small amounts."
  • "The longer the time between ingestion and seeking veterinary care, the less likely that we can effectively remove the xylitol from the dog's system."

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