Definition of Dehydrocholic acid

1. Noun. (organic compound) A synthetic bile acid, manufactured by the oxidation of cholic acid, that acts as a hydrocholeretic. ¹



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Medical Definition of Dehydrocholic acid

1. A semisynthetic bile acid made from cholic acid. It is used as a cholagogue, hydrocholeretic, diuretic, and as a diagnostic aid. Pharmacological action: cholagogues and choleretics, diuretics, gastrointestinal agents. Chemical name: Cholan-24-oic acid, 3,7,12-trioxo-, (5beta)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dehydrocholic Acid

dehydroascorbatase
dehydroascorbate
dehydroascorbates
dehydroascorbic acid
dehydrobenzene
dehydrobenzenes
dehydrobilirubin
dehydrobromination
dehydrobrominations
dehydrochlorination
dehydrochlorinations
dehydrocholate
dehydrocholate test
dehydrocholesterol
dehydrocholesterols
dehydrocholic acid (current term)
dehydrocholic acid reductase
dehydrocorydalmine
dehydrocyclization
dehydrocyclizations
dehydrodolichol reductase
dehydrodolichyl diphosphate synthetase
dehydroemetine
dehydroepiandrosterone
dehydroepiandrosterone 17-ketoreductase
dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate
dehydroepiandrosterone sulfotransferase
dehydrogenase
dehydrogenases
dehydrogenate

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