Cholecalciferol



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

noun
1.
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/ˌkəʊlɪkælˈsɪfəˌrɒl/
noun
1.
a compound occurring naturally in fish-liver oils, used to treat rickets. Formula: C27H44O Also vitamin D3 See also calciferol

cholecalciferol cho·le·cal·cif·er·ol (kō’lĭ-kāl-sĭf’ə-rôl’, -rōl’)
n.
See vitamin D3.
cholecalciferol
(kō’lĭ-kāl-sĭf’ə-rôl’, -rōl’)
See vitamin D3.

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