Definition of cholesterylamine in English:

cholesterylamine

noun

  • A derivative of cholesterol in which the hydroxyl group is replaced by an amine group.

    Formula: C₂₇H₄₅NH₂.

Pronunciation

cholesterylamine

/kəˈlɛstərɪləmiːn/ /kɒˈlɛstərɪləmiːn/ /kəˌlɛstəˈrɪləmiːn/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. After German Cholesterylamin.