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biliary

[bil-ee-er-ee-bil-yuh-ree] /ˈbɪl iˌɛr iˈbɪl yə ri/
adjective
1.
Physiology.
  1. of bile.
  2. conveying bile:
    a biliary duct.
2.
Archaic. bilious.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; perhaps < French biliaire; see bile, -aire, -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for biliary

biliary

/ˈbɪlɪərɪ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to bile, to the ducts that convey bile, or to the gall bladder
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Word Origin and History for biliary
adj.

"pertaining to bile," 1731, from French biliaire, from bile (see bile). Meaning "bilious in mood or temperament" is recorded from 1837.

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biliary in Medicine

biliary bil·i·ar·y (bĭl'ē-ěr'ē)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to bile, the bile ducts, or the gallbladder.

  2. Transporting bile.

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