glycocholic acid

noun
gly·​co·​chol·​ic acid | \ ˌglī-kō-ˈkä-lik- How to pronounce glycocholic acid (audio) , -ˈkō-lik- How to pronounce glycocholic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of glycocholic acid

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glycocholic%20acid. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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