Medical Dictionary

sitostanol

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noun si·to·sta·nol \ˌsī-tō-ˈstan-əl, sə-ˈtäs-tə-ˌnȯl\

Medical Definition of sitostanol

  1. :  a plant sterol C29H52O that is derived from sitosterol and has been shown to reduce serum cholesterol by inhibiting cholesterol absorption


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