zymosterol

noun
zy·​mos·​ter·​ol | \ zī-ˈmäs-tə-ˌrȯl How to pronounce zymosterol (audio) , -ˌrōl How to pronounce zymosterol (audio) \

Medical Definition of zymosterol

: a crystalline unsaturated sterol C27H43OH occurring with ergosterol in yeast fat, resembling ergosterol chemically, and yielding cholestanol on hydrogenation

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“Zymosterol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/zymosterol. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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