bile


bile

noun \ˈbī(ə)l\

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

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