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Definition of "choline" []

  • A natural amine, C5H15NO2, often classed in the vitamin B complex and a constituent of many other biologically important molecules, such as acetylcholine and lecithin. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "choline" in a sentence
  • "Eggs in particular, their yolks are rich in a substance called choline, which is part of two molecules responsible for brain health and cognitive functions."
  • "As to the association with eggs, a compound called choline may play a role."
  • "Vitamin B4, known as choline chloride, is added to chicken and pig feed to increase animal growth, reduce mortality and improve meat quality."