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glycocholic acid

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  • n. A crystalline bile acid involved in the emulsification of fats, a conjugate of cholic acid with glycine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. 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.

Etymologies

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glyco- +‎ cholic acid

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