Cholesterin

Cho*les"ter*in

(?), n. [Gr. bile + stiff fat: F. cholestrine. See Stearin.] (Chem.) A white, fatty, crystalline substance, tasteless and odorless, found in animal and plant products and tissue, and especially in nerve tissue, in the bile, and in gallstones.
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Cho"li*amb

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Cho`li*am"bic

(?), } n. [L. choliambus, Gr. ; lame + an iambus.] (Pros.) A verse having an iambus in the fifth place, and a spondee in the sixth or last.
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Chol"ic

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Cho*lin"ic

(?), } a. [Gr. , from bile.] (Physiol. Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, the bile.
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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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