dihydrotachysterol

dihydrotachysterol

[dahy-hahy-droh-tuh-kis-tuh-rawl, -rol]
noun Pharmacology.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble sterol, C 28 H 46 O, derived from ergosterol: used chiefly in the treatment of hypoparathyroidism.

Origin:
di-1 + hydro-2 + tachy- + sterol

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