[ ey-koh-lee-uh ]
/ eɪˈkoʊ li ə /
lack of a secretion of bile.
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Origin of acholia
OTHER WORDS FROM acholiaa·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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Example sentences from the Web for acholic
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 acholic
[ ā-kō′lē-ə ]
Suppression or absence of secretion of bile.
Other words from acholiaa•chol′ic (ā-kŏl′ĭk) adj.
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