[ koh-leyt ]
/ ˈkoʊ leɪt /

noun Biochemistry.

the salt form of cholic acid.

Origin of cholate

First recorded in 1835–45; chol(ic acid) + -ate2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Medicine definitions for cholate


[ kōlāt′ ]


A salt or ester of cholic acid.

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