tau·ro·cho·lic acid (tôr′ō-kōlĭk, -kŏlĭk)
A conjugate of taurine and cholic acid, C26H45NO7S, whose sodium salt is a component of bile.
[Greek tauros, bull (from its having been obtained first from ox bile); see tauro- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + CHOLIC ACID.]
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