glycocholic acid


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cholylglycine

 
a bile salt, the glycine conjugate of cholic acid. Called also glycocholic acid.
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gly·co·cho·lic ac·id

(glī'kō-kō'lik as'id),
N-cholylglycine; one of the major bile acid conjugates, formed by condensation of the -COOH group of cholic acid and the amino group of glycine; water-soluble and a powerful detergent.
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gly·co·cho·lic ac·id

(glī'kō-kō'lik as'id)
N-cholylglycine; one of the major bile acid conjugates, formed by condensation of the -COOH group of cholic acid and the amino group of glycine; water-soluble and a powerful detergent.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012