from The Century Dictionary.

  • Derived from gall: used only in the following phrase.

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

  • adjective (Physiol. Chem.) Pertaining to, or composed of, glycocoll and cholic acid.
  • adjective (Physiol. Chem.) a conjugate acid, composed of glycocoll and cholic acid, present in bile in the form of a sodium salt. The acid commonly forms a resinous mass, but can be crystallized in long, white needles.


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