name: sterol transmembrane transport
def: "The directed movement of a sterol across a membrane into, out of or within a cell, or between cells, by means of some agent such as a transporter or pore. Sterols are steroids with one or more hydroxyl groups and a hydrocarbon side-chain in the molecule." [GOC:vw]
comment: Note that this term is not intended for use in annotating lateral movement within membranes.
synonym: "sterol membrane transport" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0015918 ! sterol transport
is_a: GO:0055085 ! transmembrane transport
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