noun. ['kəˈlɛstɝˌɔl, kəˈlɛstɝəl'] an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues.
- LDL cholesterol
- steroid alcohol
- chole- (English)
- χολή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- sterol (English)
Words that Rhyme with Cholesterol
Example sentences of the word cholesterol
1. Noun, singular or mass
A cholesterol or retinal embolus is a serious condition and is like having a stroke in the eye.