- 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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