chenodeoxycholic acid(redirected from Chenofalk)
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chenodeoxycholic acid[¦kē·nō‚dē‚äk·sē¦kō·lik ′as·əd]
C24H40O4 A constituent of bile; needlelike crystals with a melting point of 119°C; soluble in alcohol, methanol, and acetic acid; used on an experimental basis to prevent and dissolve gallstones. Also known as anthropodesoxycholic acid; chenic acid; gallodesoxycholic acid.