from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or obtained from bile. Also cholalic.
  • noun An obsolete form of colic.

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

  • adjective (Physiol. Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the bile.
  • adjective (Chem.) a complex organic acid found as a natural constituent of taurocholic and glycocholic acids in the bile, and extracted as a resinous substance, convertible under the influence of ether into white crystals.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to bile
  • adjective organic chemistry Of or pertaining to cholic acid or its derivatives
  • noun An obsolete spelling of colic (abdominal distress).


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