Associations to the word «Cholesterol»

Wiktionary

CHOLESTEROL, noun. (biochemistry) A sterol lipid synthesized by the liver and transported in the bloodstream to the membranes of all animal cells; it plays a central role in many biochemical processes and, as a lipoprotein that coats the walls of blood vessels, is associated with cardiovascular disease.

Dictionary definition

CHOLESTEROL, noun. An animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues.

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley