cholecalciferol

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cholecalciferol

[‚kō·lə‚kal′sif·ə‚rȯl]
(pharmacology)
C27H44O Colorless crystals with a melting range of 84-88°C; soluble in alcohol, chloroform, and fatty oils; derived from the vitamin D3 of tuna liver oil and used as an antirachitic vitamin. Also known as vitamin D3.