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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yel′low bile′(n.)

  1. one of the four elemental bodily humors of medieval physiology, regarded as causing anger; choler.

    Category: Physiology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yellow bile, choler(noun)

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


  1. yellow bile(Noun)

    One of the four humours of ancient and mediaeval physiology, that was believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irascibility, anger, and bad temper when present in excess.


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