coprostanol

noun
co·​pros·​ta·​nol | \ kə-ˈpräs-tə-ˌnȯl, -ˌnōl How to pronounce coprostanol (audio) \

Medical Definition of coprostanol

: a crystalline sterol C27H47OH formed by bacterial reduction of cholesterol in the intestines and present in feces

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“Coprostanol.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/coprostanol. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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