choleic acid

noun

cho·​le·​ic acid kə-ˌlē-ik-, kō- How to pronounce choleic acid (audio)
: deoxycholic acid
also : a molecular compound of this acid (as with a fatty acid or a hydrocarbon)

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“Choleic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/choleic%20acid. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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