Definition of cholesterin in English:

cholesterin

(also cholesterine)

noun

Chemistry
  • Cholesterol.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Annals of Philosophy. From French cholestérine (M. E. Chevreul 1816, in Ann. de chim. et de physique 2 346; from ancient Greek χολή bile + στερεός stiff, solid + French -ine); in some forms with suffix substitution.

Pronunciation

cholesterin

/kɒˈlɛst(ə)rɪn//kəˈlɛst(ə)rɪn/