chenodiol

noun
che·​no·​di·​ol | \ ˌkē-nō-ˈdī-ˌȯl, -ˌōl How to pronounce chenodiol (audio) \

Medical Definition of chenodiol

: chenodeoxycholic acid Oral medication (chenodiol or ursodiol) given over a period of months sometimes proved capable of literally dissolving gallstones within the gallbladder …Harvard Medical School Health Letter, February 1991

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“Chenodiol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chenodiol. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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