Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A salt or ester of cholic acid.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A salt formed by the union of cholic acid with a base.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A salt of cholic acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun organic chemistry Any salt or ester of cholic acid

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[chol(ic acid) + –ate.]

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