atrabiliary

atrabiliary 1725, from M.L. atrabilarius; see ATRABILIOUS (Cf. atrabilious).

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  • Atrabiliary — At ra*bil ia*ry, a. 1. Of or pertaining to atra bilis or black bile, a fluid formerly supposed to be produced by the kidneys. [1913 Webster] 2. Melancholic or hypohondriac; atrabilious; from the supposed predominance of black bile, to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • atrabiliary — a. See atrabiliar …   New dictionary of synonyms

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  • Atrabiliary arteries — Atrabiliary At ra*bil ia*ry, a. 1. Of or pertaining to atra bilis or black bile, a fluid formerly supposed to be produced by the kidneys. [1913 Webster] 2. Melancholic or hypohondriac; atrabilious; from the supposed predominance of black bile, to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Atrabiliary capsule — Capsule Cap sule (k[a^]p s[=u]l), n. [L. capsula a little box or chest, fr. capsa chest, case, fr. capere to take, contain: cf. F. capsule.] 1. (Bot.) a dry fruit or pod which is made up of several parts or carpels, and opens to discharge the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • capsules — Atrabiliary At ra*bil ia*ry, a. 1. Of or pertaining to atra bilis or black bile, a fluid formerly supposed to be produced by the kidneys. [1913 Webster] 2. Melancholic or hypohondriac; atrabilious; from the supposed predominance of black bile, to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • veins — Atrabiliary At ra*bil ia*ry, a. 1. Of or pertaining to atra bilis or black bile, a fluid formerly supposed to be produced by the kidneys. [1913 Webster] 2. Melancholic or hypohondriac; atrabilious; from the supposed predominance of black bile, to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adrenal capsule — Capsule Cap sule (k[a^]p s[=u]l), n. [L. capsula a little box or chest, fr. capsa chest, case, fr. capere to take, contain: cf. F. capsule.] 1. (Bot.) a dry fruit or pod which is made up of several parts or carpels, and opens to discharge the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adrenal gland — Capsule Cap sule (k[a^]p s[=u]l), n. [L. capsula a little box or chest, fr. capsa chest, case, fr. capere to take, contain: cf. F. capsule.] 1. (Bot.) a dry fruit or pod which is made up of several parts or carpels, and opens to discharge the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capsule — Cap sule (k[a^]p s[=u]l), n. [L. capsula a little box or chest, fr. capsa chest, case, fr. capere to take, contain: cf. F. capsule.] 1. (Bot.) a dry fruit or pod which is made up of several parts or carpels, and opens to discharge the seeds, as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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