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coprosterol

Pronunciation: kop-ros'ter-ol

Definition: Main sterol of the feces produced by the reduction of cholesterol by intestinal bacteria. For structure of cholestane, see steroids.

Synonym(s): 3ß-coprostanol, stercorin

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