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bil·ious

(bil'yŭs),
1. Synonym(s): biliary
2. Relating to or characteristic of biliousness.
3. Formerly, denoting a temperament characterized by a quick, irritable temper. Synonym(s): choleric

bilious

(bĭl′yəs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or containing bile; biliary.
2.
a. Characterized by an excess secretion of bile.
b. Relating to, characterized by, or experiencing gastric distress caused by a disorder of the liver or gallbladder.
c. Appearing as if affected by such a disorder; sickly.

bil′ious·ly adv.
bil′ious·ness n.

biliary

Referring to bile, bile ducts or the gallbladder.

bil·ious

(bil'yŭs)
1. Relating to or characteristic of biliousness.
2. Formerly, denoting a temperament characterized by a quick, irritable temper.
Synonym(s): choleric.
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As intestinal obstruction was considered because of bilious vomiting and epigastric tenderness, a contrast-enhanced X-ray was not performed, and the patient was evaluated with abdominal US.
Migration of pain, continuous abdominal pain and presence of an appendicolith on X-ray, guarding, rebound tenderness, thickened appendixwall, gurgling, neutrophilia, leucocytosis, increased appendix diameter on ultrasound, localized gas deposition on X-ray, bilious vomiting, periappendiceal free fluid, localized air-fluid level, scoliosis to the right side, pyrexia, right lower quadrant tenderness, increased CRP levels, anorexia, and male gender were the other predictors with decreasing OR values, consecutively.
[8,9] In our case, the deterioration of the patient's clinical status including bilious vomiting and the inherent high suspicion of abdominal injury indicated the investigation of the intraperitoneal and retroperitoneal space with a CT scan.
Six days after second operation bilious discharge from drain and abdominal midline sutures occurred again and increased daily and led to third laparotomy.
This time the therapist and nurse were concerned that they simply could not clear the airway of bilious secretions; in fact, suctioning just seemed to make ventilation worse.
The part on non-vascular intervention includes sections on percutaneous biopsy, gastrointestinal and bilious tract interventions and cutting-edge topics such as energy-based ablation and advances in percutaneous pain management.
The clenched-fist, hair-on-fire feeling you get when gripped by anger, the warm-all-over sensation of happiness, the bilious wave that gnaws at your throat with disgust--these are the cues the body sends up to ready the mind for what comes next: fighting, hugging or withdrawal.
Questions frustratingly remain unanswered about the whole bilious affair in which the former Godolphin handler was found to have given a number of horses in his care anabolic steroids.
They claimed one million jobs would be lost, but that was, to quote George Osborne's bilious speech yesterday, "headline-seeking nonsense".
Officials at the 65-bedded RAK Hospital said the one-day-old full-term newborn girl born to Emirati couple after an uneventful pregnancy was noted to have abdominal distension and episodes of bilious vomiting due to a rare congenital disorder of pancreas known as "Annular Pancreas" in conjunction with another congenital anomaly known as "Duodenal Diaphragm".
The baby was noted to have abdominal distension and episodes of bilious vomiting due to a rare congenital disorder of pancreas known as "Annular Pancreas" in conjunction with another congenital anomaly known as "Duodenal Diaphragm".