\bˈa͡ɪl], \bˈaɪl], \b_ˈaɪ_l]\
Definitions of BILE
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- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
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- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Noah Webster.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
Gall, fel; the yellowish brown or green fluid secreted by the liver; it contains sodium glycocholate and sodium taurocholate, cholesterin, biliverdin and bilirubin, mucus, fat, and lecithin; it is discharged into the duodenum and there assists in the emulsionizing of fats, increases peristalsis, and retards putrefaction.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
A yellow, greenish, viscid, bitter, nauseous fluid, secreted by the liver. It is distinguished into hepatic and cystic; according as it flows immediately into the duodenum from the liver or from the gall-bladder. It contains, according to Muratori, water; a peculiar fatty matter; colouring matter (Cholepyr'rhin or Biliphoe'in, Matiere Jaune de la Bile; cholesterin, combined with soda; picromel or bilin; extract of flesh, mucus; soda, phosphate of soda; phosphate of lime, and chloride of sodium. The use of the bile is to remove from the body superfluous hydro-carbon; and it is probably inservient to useful purposes in digestion.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
Gall; the secretion of the liver; a liquid varying from dark yellowish-green to reddish brown in color; semitransparent except when very dark; somewhat viscid as it comes directly from the liver, still more viscid after passing into the gallbladder; of a disagreeable, bitter taste; almost inodorous when perfectly fresh; of a sp. gr. ranging from 1.01-1.04; usually alkaline in reaction. Its specific constituents are: bile salts, bile pigments, and small quantities of lecithin phosphited, cholesterin, soaps, and inorganic salts,
By Smith Ely Jelliffe