lanosterol

noun

la·​nos·​ter·​ol lə-ˈnäs-tə-ˌrȯl How to pronounce lanosterol (audio) -ˌrōl How to pronounce lanosterol (audio)
: a crystalline sterol C30H50O that occurs in wool grease and yeast

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“Lanosterol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lanosterol. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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