cholesterol - definition and synonyms

 
noun [uncountable] 

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/kəˈlestərɒl/
  1. a substance that is found in the blood and the cells of the body. It can cause diseases of the heart and the arteries if there is too much of it

    There are many food products that claim to reduce cholesterol levels.

    low/high in cholesterol:

    Avoid fatty foods that are high in cholesterol.