sitostanol

noun
si·​to·​sta·​nol | \ ˌsī-tō-ˈstan-ᵊl How to pronounce sitostanol (audio) , sə-ˈtäs-tə-ˌnȯl How to pronounce sitostanol (audio) \

Medical Definition of sitostanol

: 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 7 Aug. 2020.

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