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choline

noun cho·line \ˈkō-ˌlēn\

Definition of CHOLINE

:  a basic compound C5H15NO2 that is found in various foods (as egg yolks and legumes) or is synthesized in the liver and that is a component of lecithin, is a precursor of acetylcholine, and is essential to liver function

Origin of CHOLINE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1871
Medical Dictionary

choline

noun cho·line \ˈkō-ˌlēn\

Medical Definition of CHOLINE

:  a basic compound C5H15NO2 that is found in various foods (as egg yolk and legumes) or is synthesized in the liver and that is a component of lecithin, is a precursor of acetylcholine, and is essential to liver function

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