"Cholesterol Esters" 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.
Fatty acid esters of cholesterol which constitute about two-thirds of the cholesterol in the plasma. The accumulation of cholesterol esters in the arterial intima is a characteristic feature of atherosclerosis.
- Cholesterol Esters
- Esters, Cholesterol
- Cholesteryl Esters
- Esters, Cholesteryl
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Cholesterol Esters".
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