a sterol, CHO, isolated from soy or Calabar beans
Origin of stigmasterolcontr. from Modern Latin Physostigma (see physostigmine) + sterol
A sterol, C29H48O, that is found in many plants, such as soybeans and Calabar beans, and is used in the manufacture of semisynthetic progesterone.
Origin of stigmasterolNew Latin (Phéso)stigma Calabar bean genus ; see physostigmine. sterol