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cholesterol

noun [U] uk   /kəˈles.tər.ɒl/  us   /-tə.rɑːl/
C1 a substance containing a lot of fat that is found in the body tissue and blood of all animals, thought to be part of the cause of heart disease if there is too much of it: an oil that is high in polyunsaturates and low in cholesterol
Translations of “cholesterol”
in Vietnamese cholesterol…
in Spanish Colesterol…
in Thai คอเลสเตอรอล…
in Malaysian kolesterol…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膽固醇…
in Indonesian kolesterol…
in Russian холестерин…
in Turkish kolesterol…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胆固醇…
in Polish cholesterol…
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