acholia

[ ey-koh-lee-uh ]
/ eɪˈkoʊ li ə /

noun Pathology.

lack of a secretion of bile.

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Origin of acholia

1840–50; < Greek áchol(os) lacking bile (a- a-6 + chol- chol- + -os adj. suffix) + -ia

OTHER WORDS FROM acholia

a·chol·ic [ey-kol-ik] /eɪˈkɒl ɪk/, a·cho·lous [ey-koh-luh s, -kol-uh s, ak-uh-luh s] /eɪˈkoʊ ləs, -ˈkɒl əs, ˈæk ə ləs/, adjective
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Medical definitions for acholia

acholia
[ ā-kōlē-ə ]

n.

Suppression or absence of secretion of bile.

Other words from acholia

a•cholic (ā-kŏlĭk) adj.
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