stigmasterol

noun stig·mas·ter·ol \ stig-ˈma-stə-ˌrȯl , -ˌrōl \

Definition of stigmasterol

: a crystalline sterol C29H48O obtained especially from soybean oil

Origin and Etymology of stigmasterol

New Latin Physostigma (genus including the Calabar bean, a source of stigmasterol) + International Scientific Vocabulary sterol


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stigmasterol

noun stig·mas·ter·ol \ stig-ˈmas-tə-ˌrȯl , -ˌrōl \

medical Definition of stigmasterol

: a crystalline sterol C29H48O obtained especially from soybean oil

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