bile bile  /ˈbaɪl/


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

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  1. Bile consists of a delicately balanced solution of cholesterol, bile acids and fatty substances.
  2. After the operation, the common bile duct, the tube which carries bile to the digestive tract, was partly obstructed.
  3. There was also the problem of the bile ducts.


  1. News: Sharon Jones of the Dap-Kings Fights Stage 1 Cancer

    Female front woman Sharon Jones, of the Dap-Kings, was recently diagnosed with stage 1 bile duct cancer.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Singersroom

  2. Good news, bad news for Cook stent business

    While Bloomington-based medical-device maker won approval for new bile duct stent, it has recalled its hot-selling arterial stent from all global markets.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Indianapolis Business Journal

  3. China bear bile company quits IPO bid after outcry

    BEIJING (AP) — Animal-rights activists in China are claiming a rare victory after a company that raises bears to extract bile from their gall bladders withdrew its application for a public listing, although the company hasn't said why it pulled back.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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  1. Remember the moment he decided to quit, Cooper tells Mojo magazine, "I was throwing up blood. That was kind of my first clue. That's not a good thing. Pop adds: It was green stuff for me. It was bile."
    on Jul 9, 2007 By: Alice Cooper Source: (blog)

  2. "It is simply unimaginable, and completely unnecessary, especially considering that today the bile can be replaced with many alternatives that don't involve the suffering of bears," says Calvin Ayre, who was recently selected as one of a handful...
    on Apr 10, 2007 By: Calvin Ayre Source: Bodog Beat

  3. And as for the criticism that has been levelled at him, Woodward added: "Sometimes, I am a little bit amazed at the amount vitriol and bile that comes your way, and you don't forget what certain people say, especially when you are down. But it is...
    on Jun 29, 2005 By: Sir Clive Woodward Source:

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