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monooctanoin in Medicine

monooctanoin

(mŏn′ō-ŏk-tănō-ĭn, -ŏk′tə-nōĭn)
n.
  1. A semisynthetic esterified glycerol used as a solubilizing agent for radiolucent gallstones retained in the biliary tract after removal of the gallbladder.
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