zoosterol

noun

zo·​os·​ter·​ol zō-ˈäs-tə-ˌrȯl How to pronounce zoosterol (audio) -ˌrōl How to pronounce zoosterol (audio)
: any of a group of sterols (as cholesterol or coprostanol) of animal origin compare phytosterol

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“Zoosterol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/zoosterol. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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