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Synonyms for bile

bile (n.)

a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats

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bile acid (n.)

any of the steroid acids generated in the liver and stored with bile

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yellow bile (n.)

a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irritability and anger

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bile salt (n.)

a salt of bile acid and a base; functions as an emulsifier of lipids and fatty acids

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black bile (n.)

a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy

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common bile duct (n.)

a duct formed by the hepatic and cystic ducts; opens into the duodenum

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