cholestene

noun
cho·​les·​tene | \ kəˈleˌstēn \
plural -s

Definition of cholestene

: any of several crystalline hydrocarbons C27H46 differing from cholestane by having one double bond in the molecule, 5-cholestene being the parent hydrocarbon of cholesterol

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History and Etymology for cholestene

International Scientific Vocabulary cholesterol + -ene

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“Cholestene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cholestene. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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