bile /ˈbaɪ(ə)l/ 名詞
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.
Note: ☞ The ancients considered the bile to be the “humor” which caused irascibility.
Bile, n. A boil. [Obs. or Archaic]
n : a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the
gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats [syn: gall]