[ ey-koh-lee-uh ]
/ eɪˈkoʊ li ə /
Save This Word!
lack of a secretion of bile.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Origin of acholia
OTHER WORDS FROM acholiaa·chol·ic [ey-kol-ik], /eɪˈkɒl ɪk/, a·cho·lous [ey-koh-luhs, -kol-uhs, ak-uh-luhs], /eɪˈkoʊ ləs, -ˈkɒl əs, ˈæk ə ləs/, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Example sentences from the Web for acholia
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
Medical definitions for acholia
[ ā-kō′lē-ə ]
Suppression or absence of secretion of bile.
Other words from acholiaa•chol′ic (ā-kŏl′ĭk) adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.