• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cholesterine ko-les′te-rin a substance occurring abundantly in bile and biliary calculi, probably a monovalent alcohol
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. cholē, bile, stereos, solid.


In literature:

The oil appears, from some experiments which I made, to be a mixture of a glycerine salt and a cholesterine salt of fatty acids.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884" by Various
The chemical "remainders" are biliverdin and cholesterin.
"Valere Aude" by Louis Dechmann
BILE is made up of water, fat, resin, sugar, cholesterine, some fatty acids, and the salts of potash, iron, and soda.
"The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking" by Helen Campbell
They injected the rabbits intravenously with cholesterin.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
In the former pigment, bile acids, and cholesterin may also be present.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Therefore he had treated with cholesterin the paraffin in his bucket, and this same cholesterin reappeared in the resulting glove.
"The Wanderings of a Spiritualist" by Arthur Conan Doyle