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Medical Term:

dehydrocholic acid

Pronunciation: de-hi'dro-kol'ik as'id

Definition: Agent with a stimulating effect on the secretion of bile by the liver (choleretic); improves absorption of essential food materials in states associated with deficient bile formation.

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