steroid alcohol


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Noun1.steroid alcohol - any of a group of natural steroid alcohols derived from plants or animals; they are waxy insoluble substances
alcohol - any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation
steroid - any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects
cholesterin, cholesterol - an animal sterol that is normally synthesized by the liver; the most abundant steroid in animal tissues
ergosterol - a plant sterol that is converted into vitamin D by ultraviolet radiation