cholate

[koh-leyt]
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noun Biochemistry.

the salt form of cholic acid.

Nearby words

  1. cholangioscopy,
  2. cholangiostomy,
  3. cholangiotomy,
  4. cholangitis,
  5. cholanopoiesis,
  6. chole-,
  7. cholecalciferol,
  8. cholecyst,
  9. cholecystagogic,
  10. cholecystagogue

Origin of cholate

First recorded in 1835–45; chol(ic acid) + -ate2

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Medicine definitions for cholate

cholate

[kōlāt′]

n.

A salt or ester of cholic acid.

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