yellow bile

noun

Definition of yellow bile

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

Circa 1823

First Known Use of yellow bile

circa 1823


Medical Dictionary

yellow bile

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noun yel·low bile \ˈyel-ō-\

Medical Definition of yellow bile

  1. :  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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