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cholesterin


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cholesterin  \Cho*les"ter*in\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  bile  +  ?  stiff  fat:  F. 
  cholest['e]rine.  See  {Stearin}.]  (Chem.) 
  A  white,  fatty,  crystalline  substance,  tasteless  and 
  odorless,  found  in  animal  and  plant  products  and  tissue,  and 
  especially  in  nerve  tissue,  in  the  bile,  and  in  gallstones. 




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