gamma-sitosterol

noun
gam·​ma-si·​tos·​ter·​ol | \ ˌga-mə-sī-ˈtä-stə-ˌrȯl+ How to pronounce gamma-sitosterol (audio) \

Definition of gamma-sitosterol

: a sitosterol that is stereoisomeric with beta-sitosterol and is the principal sterol of soybean oil

First Known Use of gamma-sitosterol

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Gamma-sitosterol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gamma-sitosterol. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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