stanol


sta·nol

noun \ˈsta-ˌnl, ˈstā-\

Definition of STANOL

:  any of the fully saturated phytosterols

Origin of STANOL

-stane (as in cholestane, a saturated derivative of cholesterol, from cholesterol + -ane) + sterol
First Known Use: 1949

sta·nol

noun \ˈstan-ˌl, ˈstā-ˌnl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STANOL

: any of the fully saturated phytosterols—see sitostanol

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