an acid, C26H45NO7S, occurring as a sodium salt in the bile of carnivorous animals, which on hydrolysis yields taurine and cholic acid.
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Medical definitions for taurocholic acid
[ tôr′ō-kō′lĭk, -kŏl′ĭk ]
A crystalline acid involved in the emulsification of fats and occurring as a sodium salt in the bile of humans and other mammals.cholaic acid
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