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  • n. A resinous substance formed in the decomposition of cholic acid of bile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A resinous substance formed in the decomposition of cholic acid of bile; -- so called because it is difficult to solve.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A decomposition-product of cholalic acid, C24H36O3, formed during the process of intestinal putrefaction.

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