Definition of Cholestane

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) The tetracyclic hydrocarbon precursor of most steroids, such as cholesterol ¹



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Medical Definition of Cholestane

1. A hydrocarbon (molecule of carbon and hydrogen only) with 27 carbon atoms that is the parent structure of all mammalian steroids. (15 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cholestane

choleric
choleric jaundice
cholerically
cholericly
cholericness
choleriform
cholerigenic
cholerine
choleroid
cholerrhagia
cholerrhagic
cholers
cholescintigraphy
cholestadienes
cholestadienols
cholestane (current term)
cholestanes
cholestanetriol 26-monooxygenase
cholestanone
cholestanones
cholestases
cholestasia
cholestasis
cholestatic
cholestatic hepatitis
cholesteatoma
cholesteatomas

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