yellow bile


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yellow bile

n.
See choler.
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Yellow bile was one of four "humours" which was associated with weakness or illness.
Type measures go back to the ancient philosophers, who said that personality was determined by the balance of four humours--blood, black bile, yellow bile and phlegm.
Many illnesses are identified in the CH as the result of a disruption in the equilibrium of the four primary bodily fluids: blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and black bile.