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  1. a subgroup of the steroids and an important class of organic molecules. They occur naturally in plants, animals, and fungi, with the most familiar type of animal sterol being cholesterol. Cholesterol is vital to cellular function, and a precursor to fat-soluble vitamins and steroid hormones.
  2. organic compound consisting of a three-carbon backbone (glycerol) attached to three fatty acids
  3. fat in which all three fatty acid chains contain the maximum possible number of hydrogen atoms

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  1. Unsaturated Fatsfat with less than the maximum number of hydrogens in one or more of its fatty acid chains

          

  2. phospholipidsHave two, rather than three, fatty acids attached to a molecule of glycerol

          

  3. Cholesterolsteroid molecule present in the plasma membranes of animal cells

          

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