"Galactitol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A naturally occurring product of plants obtained following reduction of GALACTOSE. It appears as a white crystalline powder with a slight sweet taste. It may form in excess in the lens of the eye in GALACTOSEMIAS, a deficiency of GALACTOKINASE.
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