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bile

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noun \ˈbī(ə)l\

Medical Definition of bile

  1. 1:  a yellow or greenish viscid alkaline fluid secreted by the liver and passed into the duodenum where it aids especially in the emulsification and absorption of fats—called also

  2. 2:  either of two humors associated in old physiology with irascibility and melancholy





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