Meaning of choline
Pronunciation: (kō'lēn, kol'ēn), [key]
- a quaternary ammonium cation, CHN⫀O, one of the B-complex vitamins, found in the lecithin of many plants and animals.
- choline hydroxide, CHNO, the viscous, strongly alkaline commercial form of this compound, usually synthesized, used as a feed supplement, esp. for poultry, and in medicine in certain liver conditions.
- choline chloride, CHClNO.
- choline (Thesaurus)