\kˈə͡ʊlstəɹˌɪn], \kˈəʊlstəɹˌɪn], \k_ˈəʊ_l_s_t_ə_ɹ_ˌɪ_n]\
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
An inodorous, insipid substance, in white, shining scales; fusible and crystallizing, on cooling, in radiated fibres. Soluble in alcohol. It forms the crystalline part of certain biliary calculi. See Adipocire.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
C27H44O, a fatlike substance occurring in the form of square, scaly crystals with notched corners insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol, found regularly in the blood, the brain and nerves, the crystalline lens, and the liver and spleen. It is excreted by liver with bile, forming from 0.1 to 0.2 per cent. of the latter secretion and also forming a large part of gall-stones. [Gr.]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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