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1. cholesterol

noun. ['kəˈlɛstɝˌɔl, kəˈlɛstɝəl'] an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues.

Synonyms

  • sterol
  • LDL cholesterol
  • steroid alcohol
  • cholesterin

Etymology

  • chole- (English)
  • χολή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • sterol (English)

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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.

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