sitostanol

noun

: 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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“Sitostanol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sitostanol. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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