sterol

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Etymology[edit]

From (chole)sterol, (ergo)sterol, (sito)sterol etc.

Noun[edit]

sterol (plural sterols)

  1. (biochemistry) Any member of a class of steroids containing a hydroxyl group in the 3-position of the A-ring; they are found in all animal and plant tissue and play an important role in hormone chemistry.

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