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n : a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the
gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats [syn: gall]
English → English (gcide)
Bile \Bile\, n. [OE. byle, bule, bele, AS. b?le, b?l; skin to D.
buil, G. beule, and Goth. ufbauljan to puff up. Cf. Boil a
A boil. [Obs. or Archaic]
Bile \Bile\, n. [L. bilis: cf. F. bile.]
1. (Physiol.) A yellow, or greenish, viscid fluid, usually
alkaline in reaction, secreted by the liver. It passes
into the intestines, where it aids in the digestive
process. Its characteristic constituents are the bile
salts, and coloring matters.
2. Bitterness of feeling; choler; anger; ill humor; as, to
stir one's bile. --Prescott.
Note: The ancients considered the bile to be the “humor”
which caused irascibility.