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cholesterolnoun [U]

uk   /kəˈles.tər.ɒl/  us   /kəˈles.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
(Definition of cholesterol from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cholesterolnoun [U]

 us   /kəˈles·təˌrɔl/
a fatty substance that is found in the body tissue and blood of all animals, and which is thought to be part of the cause of heart disease if there is too much of it
(Definition of cholesterol from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cholesterol”
in Spanish colesterol, Colesterol…
in Vietnamese cholesterol…
in Malaysian kolesterol…
in Thai คอเลสเตอรอล…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胆固醇…
in Turkish kolesterol…
in Russian холестерин…
in Indonesian kolesterol…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膽固醇…
in Polish cholesterol…
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