Translation of "cholesterol" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /kəˈles.tər.ɒl/ us /-tə.rɑːl/

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

(Translation of “cholesterol” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /(British ) kəˈlestəˌrol; (American) kəˈlestəˌroːl, kəˈlestəˌroul/

a chemical substance found in animal tissues and in certain foods. Too much cholesterol in the blood can cause diseases of the heart

A common cause of high blood cholesterol levels is eating too much saturated fat.

(Translation of “cholesterol” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)