stanol

noun
sta·​nol | \ ˈsta-ˌnȯl How to pronounce stanol (audio) , ˈstā- \

Definition of stanol

: any of the fully saturated phytosterols

First Known Use of stanol

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stanol

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

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“Stanol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stanol. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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stanol

noun
sta·​nol | \ ˈstan-ˌȯl How to pronounce stanol (audio) , ˈstā-ˌnȯl How to pronounce stanol (audio) \

Medical Definition of stanol

: any of the fully saturated phytosterols — see sitostanol

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