Stigmasterol



[stig-mas-tuh-rawl, -rohl] /stɪgˈmæs təˌrɔl, -ˌroʊl/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a crystalline, water-insoluble steroid, C 2 9 H 4 8 O, present in soybeans or calabar beans, used chiefly as a raw material in the manufacture of progesterone.
stigmasterol
/stɪɡˈmæstəˌrɒl/
noun
1.
(biochem) a sterol obtained from Calabar beans and soya beans and used in the manufacture of progesterone. Formula: C29H47OH

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