Medical Dictionary

sitostanol


sitostanol

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

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
March 06, 2015
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