achylia

[ ā-kīlē-ə, ə-kī- ]

n.

Absence of gastric juice or other digestive secretions.
Absence of chyle.

Nearby words

  1. aneuploidy,
  2. aneuria,
  3. aneurin,
  4. aneurine,
  5. aneurism,
  6. aneurysm of charcot,
  7. aneurysmal bone cyst,
  8. aneurysmectomy,
  9. aneurysmogram,
  10. aneurysmoplasty

Related formsa•chylous adj.


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