taurocholic acid
noun Etymology: Latin taurus + International Scientific Vocabulary -o- + cholic (acid) Date: 1857 a bile acid C26H45NO7S derived from cholic acid and taurine and occurring as the sodium salt in the bile especially of carnivores

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  • taurocholic acid — [tôr΄ō kō′lik] n. [< TAURINE2 + CHOL(O) + IC] a colorless, crystalline acid, NC26H45O7S, that occurs in the bile of mammals as the sodium salt and promotes the intestinal absorption of lipids, as cholesterol …   English World dictionary

  • Taurocholic acid — Chembox new Name = Taurocholic acid ImageFile = Taurocholic acid.png ImageName = Taurocholic acid IUPACName =2 { [(3alpha,5beta, 7alpha,12alpha) 3,7,12 trihydroxy 24 oxocholan 24 yl] amino} ethanesulfonic acid Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo …   Wikipedia

  • taurocholic acid — Cholyltaurine; N choloyltaurine; a compound of cholic acid and taurine, involving the carboxyl group of the former and the amino of the latter; a common bile salt in carnivores. SYN: cholaic acid. * * * tau·ro·cho·lic acid .tȯr ə .kō lik , .käl… …   Medical dictionary

  • taurocholic acid — /tɔrəˌkɒlɪk ˈæsəd/ (say tawruh.kolik asuhd) noun an acid, C26H45NO7S, occurring as a sodium salt in the bile of oxen, etc., which on hydrolysis yields taurine and cholic acid. {tauro (combining form of Greek tauros bull, ox) + cholic acid} …   Australian English dictionary

  • taurocholic acid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|kōlik , |kälik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary taur + cholic acid : a deliquescent crystalline acid (HO)3C23H36CONHCH2CH2SO3H that occurs in the form of the sodium salt in the bile of man, of carnivorous animals, and …   Useful english dictionary

  • taurocholic acid — Chem. an acid, C26H45NO7S, occurring as a sodium salt in the bile of carnivorous animals, which on hydrolysis yields taurine and cholic acid. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • taurocholic acid — tau′ro•cho′lic ac′id [[t]ˌtɔr əˈkoʊ lɪk, ˈkɒl ɪk[/t]] n. chem. an acid, C26H45NO7occurring as a sodium salt in the bile of humans and certain carnivorous animals • Etymology: 1855–60; taur(ine) + o +cholic acid …   From formal English to slang

  • taurocholic acid — type of acid found in the bile of animals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • taurocholic acid — see bile acids …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Кислота Таурохолевая (Taurocholic Acid) — см. Кислоты желчные. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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