Stercorin
Stercorin Ster"co*rin, n. [L. stercus, -oris, dung.] (Physiol. Chem.) Same as {Serolin} (b) . [1913 Webster]

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  • stercorin — Serolin Ser o*lin, n. [Serum + L. oleum oil.] (Physiol. Chem.) (a) A peculiar fatty substance found in the blood, probably a mixture of fats, cholesterin, etc. (b) A body found in fecal matter and thought to be formed in the intestines from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stercorin — SYN: coprosterol …   Medical dictionary

  • stercorin — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Austin Flint, 2nd — Austin Flint (1836 1915) was an American physician, born at Northampton, Mass., son of Austin Flint. He attended medical lectures at the University of Louisville from 1854 to 1856 and in 1856 and 1857 at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia.… …   Wikipedia

  • Serolin — Ser o*lin, n. [Serum + L. oleum oil.] (Physiol. Chem.) (a) A peculiar fatty substance found in the blood, probably a mixture of fats, cholesterin, etc. (b) A body found in fecal matter and thought to be formed in the intestines from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stercolin — Serolin Ser o*lin, n. [Serum + L. oleum oil.] (Physiol. Chem.) (a) A peculiar fatty substance found in the blood, probably a mixture of fats, cholesterin, etc. (b) A body found in fecal matter and thought to be formed in the intestines from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hepatology — is the branch of medicine that incorporates study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree and pancreas as well as management of their disorders. Etymologically the word Hepatology is formed of ancient Greek hepar (ηπαρ) or hepato (ηπατο ) meaning… …   Wikipedia

  • Coprosterol — is the odorous principle of feces. American physician Austin Flint named it stercorin. It is also generally called coprostanol, especially in reference to its effects on the environment. References Dorland s Medical Dictionary Categories:… …   Wikipedia

  • coprosterol — 5β Cholastan 3β ol; the main sterol of the feces produced by the reduction of cholesterol by intestinal bacteria. For structure of coprostane and cholestane, see steroids. SYN: 3β coprostanol …   Medical dictionary

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