stanol

noun sta·nol \ ˈsta-ˌnȯl , ˈstā- \

Definition of stanol

: any of the fully saturated phytosterols

Origin and Etymology of stanol

-stane (as in cholestane, a saturated derivative of cholesterol, from cholesterol + -ane) + sterol


Medical Dictionary

stanol

noun sta·nol \ ˈstan-ˌȯl , ˈstā-ˌnȯl \

medical Definition of stanol

: any of the fully saturated phytosterols — see sitostanol

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