cholecalciferol

[ koh-luh-kal-sif-uh-rawl, -rol, kol-uh- ]
/ ˌkoʊ lə kælˈsɪf əˌrɔl, -ˌrɒl, ˌkɒl ə- /

noun

Origin of cholecalciferol

First recorded in 1930–35; chole- + calci- + -fer + -ol1
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British Dictionary definitions for cholecalciferol

cholecalciferol

/ (ˌkəʊlɪkælˈsɪfəˌrɒl) /

noun

a compound occurring naturally in fish-liver oils, used to treat rickets. Formula: C 27 H 44 OAlso: vitamin D 3 See also calciferol
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Medicine definitions for cholecalciferol

cholecalciferol

[ kō′lĭ-kăl-sĭfə-rôl′, -rōl′ ]

n.

vitamin D3
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Science definitions for cholecalciferol

cholecalciferol

[ kō′lĭ-kăl-sĭfə-rôl′, -rōl′ ]

See vitamin D3.
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