Meaning of cholesteride in English:

cholesteride

noun

  • Any lipid which is an ester of cholesterol and a fatty acid.

Pronunciation

cholesteride

/kəˈlɛstərʌɪd/ /kɒˈlɛstərʌɪd/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in John Thudichum (1829–1901), physician and chemist. Probably after German Cholesterid.