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"Cholesterol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The principal sterol of all higher animals, distributed in body tissues, especially the brain and spinal cord, and in animal fats and oils.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cholesterol" by people in this website by year, and whether "Cholesterol" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 183 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 19 publications in 2006
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