monooctanoin

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monooctanoin mon·o·oc·tan·o·in (mŏn'ō-ŏk-tān'ō-ĭn, -ŏk'tə-nō'ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic esterified glycerol used as a solubilizing agent for radiolucent gallstones retained in the biliary tract after removal of the gallbladder.

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