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desmosterol

noun des·mos·ter·ol \ dez-ˈmäs-tə-ˌrȯl , -ˌrōl \

medical Definition of desmosterol

:a precursor C27H43OH of cholesterol that tends to accumulate in blood serum when cholesterol synthesis is inhibited called also 24-dehydrocholesterol

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