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Definition of Bile


  1. 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.
  3. A boil.

Bile Translations

bile in Dutch is gal
bile in French is bile, fiel
bile in German is Galle
bile in Hungarian is epe
bile in Spanish is bilis
bile in Swedish is galla