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bile British & World English

A bitter greenish-brown alkaline fluid which aids digestion and is secreted by the liver and stored in the gall bladder

bile duct British & World English

The duct which conveys bile from the liver and the gall bladder to the duodenum

black bile British & World English

(In medieval science and medicine) one of the four bodily humours, believed to be associated with a melancholy temperament

yellow bile British & World English

Another term for choler.