yellow bile


yellow bile

noun

Definition of YELLOW BILE

:  a humor believed in medieval physiology to be secreted by the liver and to cause irascibility

First Known Use of YELLOW BILE

circa 1823

yel·low bile

noun \ˈyel-ō-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of YELLOW BILE

: the one of the four humors of ancient and medieval physiology that was believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irascibility

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