glycocholic acid definition

  • noun:
    • A crystalline bile acid active in the emulsification of fats, a conjugate of cholic acid with glycine.
  • adjective:
    • a conjugate acid, composed of glycocoll and cholic acid, present in bile by means of a sodium salt. The acid commonly types a resinous mass, but can be crystallized in lengthy, white needles.

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