mannitol

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(man′ĭ-tol″)

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An osmotic diuretic used primarily to treat oliguric renal failure and reduce intracranial pressure, as in patients with threatened herniation of the brain through the foramen magnum.

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An osmotic diuretic used primarily to treat oliguric renal failure and reduce intracranial pressure, as in patients with threatened herniation of the brain through the foramen magnum.

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