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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any of a group of predominantly unsaturated solid alcohols of a specific group

Usage examples (36)
  • Government researchers in South Africa have focused on compounds called sterol glycosides, present in Hoodia gordonii cactus.
  • The chemistry of carpesterol, a novel sterol from Solanum xanthocarpum.
  • Its cholesterol-lowering milk is fortified with Reducol, a plant sterol.
  • If you must, use cholesterol-fighting sterol spreads such as Promise and Benecol. for more
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