yellow bile

noun

Definition of yellow bile

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

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First Known Use of yellow bile

circa 1823


Medical Dictionary

yellow bile

noun yel·low bile \ ˈyel-ō- \

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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