noun. an optically inactive alcohol that is a component of the vitamin B complex.
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. 3. Adjective 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.