Definitions for "Bile salts"
Salts of cholic and chenodeoxycholic acid are secreted in bile and appear in the small intestine; very important in absorption of fats.
Bile salts are emulsifying agents that facilitate the absorption of fats in the intestine.
Chemicals present in bile that help in the digestion of fats and also keep cholesterol dissolved in the bile.
Steroid derivatives in bile; responsible for the emulsification of ingested lipids.