bilious fever

bilious fever

A nonspecific term referring to any febrile condition accompanied by bilious vomiting.
References in classic literature ?
His face was a bright yellow with bilious fever, and his large dark eyes stood nearly out of his head, for all the flesh had gone.
The malady itself, one from which she had often suffered, a bilious fever -- its cause therefore constitutional.
It will be like going from raspberry tarts to plain bread and butter; but you will probably save them from a bilious fever," said Dr.
Under-funded and ill-equipped, Ritchie died an agonising death front bilious fever in Murzuq, leaving his irrepressible travelling companion Lieutenant George Francis Lyon to tell the story and return to London with harrowing descriptions of the slave trade in action.
Austen also wrote of her rheumatism, her bilious fever, cold, and slight pain.
However, quite unusually for her, when describing her bilious fever, Austen loses her self-control.
Symptoms of remittent fever, also called bilious fever, were similar to intermittent fever, but the fever and chill cycles were less defined; in some cases the cold and sweating stages were slight or absent, and the fever may have taken on a continuous character.
Bilious fevers were often suburban or country diseases, mild but recurring illnesses that wiped out muscle strength and never provided any level of immunity to victims.