dihydrotachysterol

noun
di·​hy·​dro·​tachy·​ste·​rol | \-ˌtak-i-ˈster-ˌȯl, -ˈstir-, -ˌōl\

Medical Definition of dihydrotachysterol 

: a crystalline alcohol C28H45OH used in the treatment of hypocalcemia (as in hypoparathyroidism)

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