phytosterol


phy·tos·ter·ol

noun \fī-ˈtäs-tə-ˌrl, -ˌrōl\

Definition of PHYTOSTEROL

:  any of various sterols derived from plants

Origin of PHYTOSTEROL

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1898

phy·tos·ter·ol

noun \fī-ˈtäs-tə-ˌrl, -ˌrōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHYTOSTEROL

: any of various sterols derived from plants—compare zoosterol

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