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bile salt

noun

Definition of bile salt

  1. 1 :  a salt of bile acid

  2. 2 plural :  a dry mixture of the principal salts of the gall of the ox used as a liver stimulant and as a laxative



1881

First Known Use of bile salt

1881


Medical Dictionary

bile salt

noun

Medical Definition of bile salt

  1. 1:  a salt of bile acid

  2. 2bile salts plural :  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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