The Correct spelling is: cholesterol
Common misspellings of the word cholesterol are:
How do you spell cholesterol?. It is not
A white crystalline substance, C27H45OH, found in animal tissues and various foods, that is normally synthesized by the liver and is important as a constituent of cell membranes and a precursor to steroid hormones. Its level in the bloodstream can influence the pathogenesis of certain conditions, such as the development of atherosclerotic plaque and coronary artery disease.
[cholester(in), former name for cholesterol (CHOLEâ€“ + Greek stereos, solid + â€“IN) + â€“OL1 (so called because it was first found in gallstones).]