Medical Dictionary

bile

noun \ˈbī(ə)l\

Medical Definition of BILE

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 fel
2
:  either of two humors associated in old physiology with irascibility and melancholy
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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