cholesteryl

noun cho·les·ter·yl \kəˈlestərə̇l, -ˌrēl\

Definition of cholesteryl

plural

-s

  1. :  the radical C27H45 formed by removal of the hydroxyl group from cholesterol

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Origin and Etymology of cholesteryl

International Scientific Vocabulary cholesterin + -yl


First Known Use: 1863


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