Medical Dictionary

sitostanol

noun si·to·sta·nol
\ˌsī-tō-ˈstan-əl, sə-ˈtäs-tə-ˌnl\

Medical Definition of SITOSTANOL

:  a plant sterol C29H52O that is derived from sitosterol and has been shown to significantly reduce serum cholesterol by inhibiting cholesterol absorption when made part of the human diet

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