chenofalk meaning

[Medicine]
A bile acid,usually conjugated with either glycine or taurine. It acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for intestinal absorption and is reabsorbed by the small intestine. It is used as cholagogue,a choleretic laxative,and to prevent or dissolve gallstones.

Related Words

  1. chenodeoxycholate meaning
  2. chenodeoxycholic acid meaning
  3. chenodeoxycholylglycine meaning
  4. chenodeoxycholyltaurine meaning
  5. chenodiol meaning
  6. chenophalk meaning
  7. chenopod meaning
  8. chenopodiaceae meaning
  9. chenopodiaceous meaning
  10. chenopodiales meaning
PC Version