deoxycholate

noun
de·​oxy·​cho·​late | \ (ˌ)dē-ˌäk-sē-ˈkō-ˌlāt How to pronounce deoxycholate (audio) \
variants: also desoxycholate \ ˌdes-​ How to pronounce deoxycholate (audio) \

Medical Definition of deoxycholate

: a salt or ester of deoxycholic acid

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deoxycholate

deoxycholic acid

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“Deoxycholate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/deoxycholate. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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