stigmasterol


stig·mas·ter·ol

noun \stig-ˈmas-tə-ˌrl, -ˌrōl\

Definition of STIGMASTEROL

:  a crystalline sterol C29H48O obtained especially from soybean oil

Origin of STIGMASTEROL

New Latin Physostigma (genus including the Calabar bean, a source of stigmasterol) + International Scientific Vocabulary sterol
First Known Use: 1907

stig·mas·ter·ol

noun \stig-ˈmas-tə-ˌrl, -ˌrōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STIGMASTEROL

: a crystalline sterol C29H48O obtained especially from soybean oil

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