from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or pertaining to
atra bilisor black bile, a fluid formerly supposed to be produced by the kidneys.
- adjective Melancholic or hypohondriac; atrabilious; -- from the supposed predominance of black bile, to the influence of which the ancients attributed hypochondria, melancholy, and mania.
- adjective (Anat.) those pertaining to the kidney; -- called also
renalarteries, capsules, and veins.
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- adjective Of or relating to
melancholicor hypochondriac; atrabilious
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