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n :  a crystalline cyclic imide C7H5NO3S that is unrelated to the carbohydrates, is several hundred times sweeter than sucrose, and is used as a calorie-free sweetener (as in cases of diabetes and obesity) - called also benzosulfimide , luside  .
Similar sounding terms:  sac·cha·rine 

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