lack of a secretion of bile.
Origin of acholia
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Putty-colored or "acholic" stools occur when bile is deficient, either from obstruction to outflow or from deficient secretion.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis
James Campbell Todd
Suppression or absence of secretion of bile.
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