variants: or chole- or cholo-

Definition of chol-

: bile : gall cholate

History and Etymology for chol-

Greek chol-, cholē-, cholo-, from cholē, cholos — more at gall

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“Chol-.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chol-. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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