noun. an optically inactive alcohol that is a component of the vitamin B complex.
- vitamin B
- vitamin B complex
- B-complex vitamin
- B vitamin
Example sentences of the word inositol
1. Noun, singular or mass
Researchers from the report note that inositol has a strong chelating effect.
2. Noun, plural
A number of fruits also contain inositol.
If you're interested in modifying your diet to increase your inositol intake, talk to a registered dietitian to design a meal plan.
4. Verb, base form
In addition, many foods -- including several fruits, vegetables, grains and legumes -- contain phytic acid, a plant compound converted to inositol after digestion.