noun[mass noun] Biochemistry
- An acid formed by the combination of taurine with cholic acid, occurring in bile.More example sentences
- It involves use of taurocholic acid and its salts as enhancers for calcitonin containing pharmaceutical compositions.
- Glycocholic acid and unconjugated cholic acid were equally effective as taurocholic acid in suppressing cholesterol 7 alpha-hydroxylase mRNA.
mid 19th century: from Greek tauros 'bull' + kholē 'bile' + -ic.
More definitions of taurocholic acidDefinition of taurocholic acid in:
- The US English dictionary