deoxycholic acid


de·oxy·cho·lic acid

noun \(ˌ)dē-ˌäk-sē-ˌkō-lik-\

Definition of DEOXYCHOLIC ACID

: a crystalline acid C24H40O4 found especially in bile and used as a choleretic and digestant and in the synthesis of adrenocortical hormones (as cortisone)

Variants of DEOXYCHOLIC ACID

de·oxy·cho·lic acid or des·oxy·cho·lic acid \ˌdes-\

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