cholanic acid

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cho·lan·ic acid (.)kō-.lan-ik- n a colorless crystalline acid C23H39COOH some of whose hydroxy and keto derivatives constitute the bile acids

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cho·lan·ic ac·id (ko-lanґik) a steroidal acid, 5β-cholan-24-oic acid, which can be considered the parent compound of the bile acids.

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