dehydrocholesterol


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dehydrocholesterol

 [de-hi″dro-ko-les´ter-ol]
a sterol found in the skin which, when properly irradiated by ultraviolet rays, forms vitamin D.
activated 7-dehydrocholesterol cholecalciferol.

dehydrocholesterol

(dē-hī″drō-kŏ-les′tĕ-rol″)
A sterol found in the skin and other tissues that forms vitamin D after activation by irradiation.

dehydrocholesterol

7-dehydrocholesterol; a sterol found in the skin which, when properly irradiated by ultraviolet rays, forms vitamin D.

activated 7-dehydrocholesterol
cholecalciferol.
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