hyodeoxycholic acid

noun hyo·deoxycholic acid \¦hī(ˌ)ō+...-\
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hyodesoxycholic acid

\¦hī(ˌ)ō+...-\

Definition of hyodeoxycholic acid

  1. :  a crystalline bile acid C22H37(OH)2COOH found in the bile of the pig and wild boar; 3,6-dihydroxy-cholanic acid

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Origin and Etymology of hyodeoxycholic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary 2hyo- + deoxy- or desoxy- + cholic


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