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1. ergosterol

noun. a plant sterol that is converted into vitamin D by ultraviolet radiation.

Synonyms

  • sterol
  • D
  • ergocalciferol
  • steroid alcohol
  • cholecalciferol
  • viosterol
  • calciferol

Etymology

  • ergo- (English)
  • ἔργον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • sterol (English)

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Example sentences of the word ergosterol


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fungi use this enzyme to make a substance called ergosterol, a substance similar to cholesterol and a vital part of the cell membrane of the fungi.

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