glycocholic acid


gly·​co·​chol·​ic acid ˌglī-kō-ˈkä-lik- How to pronounce glycocholic acid (audio) -ˈkō-lik- How to pronounce glycocholic acid (audio)
: a crystalline acid C26H43NO6 that occurs in bile especially of humans and herbivorous animals and that yields glycine and cholic acid on hydrolysis

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“Glycocholic acid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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