[koh-leen, kol-een] /ˈkoʊ lin, ˈkɒl in/
Biochemistry. a quaternary ammonium cation, C 5 H 14 N + O, one of the B-complex vitamins, found in the lecithin of many plants and animals.
choline hydroxide, C 5 H 15 NO 2 , the viscous, strongly alkaline commercial form of this compound, usually synthesized, used as a feed supplement, especially for poultry, and in medicine in certain liver conditions.
choline chloride, C 5 H 14 ClNO.
/ˈkəʊliːn; -ɪn; ˈkɒl-/
a colourless viscous soluble alkaline substance present in animal tissues, esp as a constituent of lecithin: used as a supplement to the diet of poultry and in medicine for preventing the accumulation of fat in the liver. Formula:[(CH3)3NCH2CH2OH]+OH–
choline cho·line (kō’lēn’)
A natural amine often classed in the vitamin B complex and a constituent of many other biologically important molecules, such as acetylcholine and lecithin.
A natural amine often classed in the vitamin B complex. It is incorporated into the structure of many other biologically important molecules, such as acetylcholine and lecithin. Chemical formula: C5H15NO2.
[koh-lik, kol-ik] /ˈkoʊ lɪk, ˈkɒl ɪk/ noun 1. Biochemistry. a bile acid, C 24 H 40 O 5 , related to the sex hormones and cholesterol. 2. the commercial form of this compound, obtained from beef bile, used chiefly in the manufacture of drugs and in research. /ˈkəʊlɪk/ noun 1. a crystalline insoluble acid present […]
[chohk-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈtʃoʊkˌbɛr i, -bə ri/ noun, plural chokeberries. 1. the berrylike fruit of any North American shrub of the genus Aronia, of the rose family, especially A. arbutifolia (red chokeberry) A. melanocarpa (black chokeberry) or A. prunifolia (purple chokeberry) 2. the plant that bears this fruit. /ˈtʃəʊkbərɪ; -brɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. any of […]
- Choke a horse
verb phrase To be very large: That bankroll would choke a horse (1900+) Related Terms enough to choke a horse
- Cholinergic blockade
cholinergic blockade n.