cholanic acid

noun

cho·​lan·​ic acid (ˌ)kō-ˌlan-ik- How to pronounce cholanic acid (audio)
: a colorless crystalline acid C23H39COOH some of whose hydroxy and keto derivatives constitute the bile acids

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“Cholanic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cholanic%20acid. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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