chenodiol

(ke″no-di´ol) nonproprietary drug name for the bile acid chenodeoxycholic acid; administered orally to dissolve radiolucent cholesterol gallstones; most are dissolved in one to two years of therapy.
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chenodiol

Synonym for chenodeoxycholic acid ... <chemical> A bile acid, usually conjugated with either glycine or taurine. It acts as a detergent to solubilise 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. ... Pharmacological action: catha...
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chenodiol

Type: Term Pronunciation: kē′nō-dī′ol Synonyms: chenodeoxycholic acid
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