"Taurocholic Acid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The product of conjugation of cholic acid with taurine. Its sodium salt is the chief ingredient of the bile of carnivorous animals. It acts as a detergent to solubilize fats for absorption and is itself absorbed. It is used as a cholagogue and cholerectic.
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