Chol"ic (?), Cho*lin"ic (?), a. [Gr. , from bile.] Physiol. Chem.
Pertaining to, or obtained from, the bile.
Cholic acid Chem., a complex organic acid found as a natural constituent of taurocholic and glycocholic acids in the bile, and extracted as a resinous substance, convertible under the influence of ether into white crystals.
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