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cholesterol

Noun1.cholesterol - an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues
Synonyms: cholesterin
Pronunciation: (koh-LES-tuh-rawl)

a type of fat produced by the liver and found in the blood; it is also found in some foods. Cholesterol is used by the body to make hormones and build cell walls.

cholesterin, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, steroid alcohol, sterol
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