lumisterol

noun

lu·​mis·​ter·​ol lü-ˈmis-tə-ˌrȯl How to pronounce lumisterol (audio) -ˌrōl How to pronounce lumisterol (audio)
: a crystalline compound stereoisomeric with ergosterol from which it is formed by ultraviolet irradiation as an intermediate product in the production of tachysterol and vitamin D2

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“Lumisterol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lumisterol. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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