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white bile


Definition: bile without the usual color resulting from bile pigments. The term is commonly used to designate the relatively clear, almost colorless viscid fluid that occurs in the gallbladder, bile ducts, or both as a result of obstruction of the bile ducts in various sites.

Synonym(s): leukobilin

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