dihydrotachysterol

noun
di·​hy·​dro·​tachy·​ste·​rol | \ -ˌtak-i-ˈster-ˌȯl How to pronounce dihydrotachysterol (audio) , -ˈstir- How to pronounce dihydrotachysterol (audio) , -ˌōl \

Medical Definition of dihydrotachysterol

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

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“Dihydrotachysterol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dihydrotachysterol. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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