gam·​ma-si·​tos·​ter·​ol ˌga-mə-sī-ˈtä-stə-ˌrȯl+ How to pronounce gamma-sitosterol (audio)
: a sitosterol that is stereoisomeric with beta-sitosterol and is the principal sterol of soybean oil

Word History

First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gamma-sitosterol was in 1965

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“Gamma-sitosterol.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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