Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


noun, Chemistry.
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.


Read Also:

  • Tauromachy

    noun 1. the art or technique of bullfighting. noun 1. the art or act of bullfighting

  • Taurus

    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)

  • Taussig

    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.

Disclaimer: Taurocholic-acid definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.