Definition of Biliousness

1. Noun. Gastric distress caused by a disorder of the liver or gall bladder.

Generic synonyms: Health Problem, Ill Health, Unhealthiness
Derivative terms: Bilious, Bilious

2. Noun. A disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger. "His temper was well known to all his employees"
Exact synonyms: Irritability, Peevishness, Pettishness, Snappishness, Surliness, Temper
Generic synonyms: Ill Nature
Specialized synonyms: Querulousness
Derivative terms: Irritable, Pettish, Snappish, Surly, Temper

Definition of Biliousness

1. n. The state of being bilious.

Definition of Biliousness

1. Noun. The state of being bilious ¹

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Definition of Biliousness

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Medical Definition of Biliousness

1. An imprecisely delineated congestive disturbance with anorexia, coated tongue, constipation, headache, dizziness, pasty complexion, and, rarely, slight jaundice; assumed to result from hepatic dysfunction. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biliousness

biliopancreatic diversion
bilious headache
bilious pneumonia
bilious remittent fever
bilious remittent malaria
bilious typhoid of Griesinger
bilious vomit
biliousness (current term)
bilirubin UDP-glucuronyltransferase
bilirubin encephalopathy
bilirubin glucuronoside glucuronosyltransferase
bilirubin monoglucuronide transglucuronidase

Literary usage of Biliousness

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1. On slight ailments, and on treating disease by Lionel Smith Beale (1896)
"But as regards "biliousness,"it seems to me that the yellow tinge of the ... Some cases of severe biliousness approach so nearly to those cases of temporary ..."

2. Practical dietetics: With Special Reference to Diet in Diseases by William Gilman Thompson (1905)
"biliousness " is an unscientific but very convenient term employed to ... The most common cause of biliousness is eating too much food or too rich or badly ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1884)
"biliousness IN BLOOD-POISONING. BY CB FRANCIS, MB, SURGEON-GENERAL HM INDIAN ARMY. A CASE of fatal diphtheria has recently occurred within my own knowledge, ..."

4. Talks about People's Stomachs by Dio Lewis (1870)
"biliousness. A clergyman comes in to see me a dozen times a year about his biliousness. biliousness is a common malady. I know a great many people who are ..."

5. In Sickness and in Health: A Manual of Domestic Medicine and Surgery by James West Roosevelt (1896)
""biliousness" is a chronic ailment often running in families. It is very common in America, and yet it is as foolish to attribute every symptom ..."

6. The Tribune Almanac and Political Registerby Horace Greeley by Horace Greeley (1914)
"Headache biliousness Sour Stomach Constipation Indigestion Will be gone in the morning if to-night you take a THAN ..."

7. Family Homoeopathy by John Ellis (1872)
"biliousness. Some persons are frequently troubled with what they call biliousness, and although it is not a scientific term, yet it is one which is ..."

8. Intestinal Ills; Chronic Constipation, Indigestion, Autogenetic Poisons by Alcinous Burton Jamison (1901)
"biliousness and bilious attacks are evidence that there is a more or less constipated condition, that there has been an occasional imprudence in diet, ..."

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