Definition of Calcitriol

1. Noun. (biochemistry) The active metabolite ''1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol'' of vitamin D3 that is involved in the absorption of calcium ¹



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Medical Definition of Calcitriol

1. 1_, 25 dihydroxyvitamin D3. The form of vitamin D3 that is biologically active in intestinal transport and calcium resorption by bone. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calcitriol

calciphyte
calciphytes
calciprivia
calciprivic
calcisponge
calcisponges
calcite
calcites
calcitetrol
calcitic
calcitonin
calcitonin gene-related peptide
calcitonins
calcitration
calcitrations
calcitriol (current term)
calcitroic acid
calcitropic
calcium
calcium-40
calcium-42
calcium-43
calcium-44
calcium-45
calcium-46
calcium-47
calcium-48
calcium-binding protein
calcium-calmodulin-activated histone 3 arginine kinase
calcium-calmodulin-dependent phosphodiesterase

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