ALL meanings of cholic acid

cholic acid
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  • noun cholic acid crystalline acid found in bile 3
  • noun cholic acid a crystalline insoluble acid present in bile: used as an emulsifying agent and an intermediate in the synthesis of organic compounds. Formula: C24H40O5 3
  • noun cholic acid an acid, C24H40O5, found in the bile, generally in combination with amino acids 3
  • noun cholic acid Biochemistry. a bile acid, C 24 H 40 O 5 , related to the sex hormones and cholesterol. 1
  • noun cholic acid the commercial form of this compound, obtained from beef bile, used chiefly in the manufacture of drugs and in research. 1
  • noun cholic acid (biochemistry) a steroidal bile acid, C24H40O5, derived from cholesterol. 0
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