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dehydrocholic acid

noun de·hy·dro·cho·lic acid \(ˌ)dē-ˌhī-drə-ˌkō-lik-\


:  a colorless crystalline acid C24H34O5 made by the oxidation of cholic acid and used often in the form of its sodium salt C24H33NaO5 especially as a laxative and choleretic
March 29, 2015
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