bile salt


bile salt

noun

Definition of BILE SALT

1
:  a salt of bile acid
2
plural :  a dry mixture of the principal salts of the gall of the ox used as a liver stimulant and as a laxative

First Known Use of BILE SALT

1881

bile salt

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BILE SALT

1
: a salt of bile acid
2
bile salts pl : a dry mixture of the salts of the gall of the ox used as a liver stimulant and as a laxative—called also ox bile extract, oxgall

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