Definition of Sitosterols

1. Noun. (plural of sitosterol) ¹



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Definition of Sitosterols

1. sitosterol [n] - See also: sitosterol

Medical Definition of Sitosterols

1. A family of sterols commonly found in plants and plant oils. Alpha-, beta-, and gamma-isomers have been characterised. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sitosterols

sithens
sithes
sithing
sitinakite
siting
sito-
sitocalciferol
sitologies
sitology
sitomania
sitooteries
sitootery
sitophobia
sitostane
sitosterol
sitosterols (current term)
sitotaxis
sitotoxin
sitotoxism
sitotropism
sitrep
sitreps
sits
sits around
sits down
sits in
sits on it
sits on the fence
sits out
sits still

Literary usage of Sitosterols

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1. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... scopolamine Eucalyptol (cineole), eucalyptus oil Rutin Frangula bark Wintergreen oil Gelsemium extract sitosterols Licorice extract Cottonseed oil ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations: Food and Drugs by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(1) The color additive corn endosperm oil is a reddish-brown liquid composed chiefly of glycerides, fatty acids, sitosterols, and carotenoid pigments ..."

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