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a.1.(Physiol. Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, bile; as, choleic acid.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Gut hypomotility or stasis is thought to be the causal factor for this, the usual contents being inspissated fecal matter, calcium phosphates, magnesium, bacteria, epithelial debris, and unconjugated choleic acid with little or no cholesterol [1-4].
High-cholesterol-supplemented feed (2% cholesterol and 0.2% choleic acid) was prepared by first dissolving 200 g of solid cholesterol in 1L of chloroform and then 20 g of solid choleic acid in 200 mL of glacial acetic acid, separately, with the latter mixture held in a 60[degrees]C water bath to complete dissolution.
Too much nonnitrogenous food led to the conversion of uric acid to ammonium urate, fat, and choleic acid instead of urea, and this was thought by Liebig to be the fundamental cause of gout.