an acid, C 26 H 45 NO 7 S, occurring as a sodium salt in the bile of carnivorous animals, which on hydrolysis yields taurine and cholic acid.
taurocholic acid tau·ro·cho·lic 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. Also called cholaic acid.
noun 1. the art or technique of bullfighting. noun 1. the art or act of bullfighting
noun, genitive Tauri [tawr-ahy] /ˈtɔr aɪ/ (Show IPA), for 1. 1. Astronomy. the Bull, a zodiacal constellation between Gemini and Aries, containing the bright star Aldebaran. 2. Astrology. the second sign of the zodiac: the fixed earth sign. a person born under this sign, usually between April 20th and May 20th. noun 1. a mountain […]
- Taurus mountains
plural noun 1. a mountain range in S Turkey, parallel to the Mediterranean coast: crossed by the Cilician Gates; continued in the northeast by the Anti-Taurus range. Highest peak: Kaldi Dağ, 3734 m (12 251 ft)
noun 1. Frank William, 1859–1940, U.S. economist. Taussig Taus·sig (tou’sĭg), Helen. 1898-1986. American pediatrician and embryologist noted for her work on congenital defects of the heart. With Alfred Blalock she developed the pulmonary bypass operation for the treatment of blue babies.