bile salt

noun

Definition of bile salt

1 :a salt of bile acid
2 bile salts plural :a dry mixture of the principal salts of the gall of the ox used as a liver stimulant and as a laxative

First Known Use of bile salt

1881


Medical Dictionary

bile salt

noun

medical Definition of bile salt

1 :a salt of bile acid
2 bile 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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