chenodiol

noun

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

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“Chenodiol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chenodiol. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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