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Definition of the noun acholia

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noun - plural: acholias

  1. a condition in which little or no bile is secreted or the flow of bile into the digestive tract is obstructed
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of acholia: cholestasis
    • more generic words: disorder / upset = a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning

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  1. [medicine] Deficiency or want of bile.


The acholia is the lack or absence of bile secretion. Acholia is an uncommon trouble of the biliary function in the liver; bile flow dissipates.

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Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

acholia. n. absence or deficiency of bile secretion or failure of the bile to enter the alimentary canal (for example, because of an obstructed bile duct). acholuria n. absence of the *bile pigments.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acholia. a decrease or absence of bile ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical medicine (1866)

comprising special pathology, the principles of therapeutics, the nature and treatment of diseases, morbid structures, and the disorders especially incidental to climates, to races, to sex, and to the epochs of life ... by James Copland

Although there are pain and tenderness, yet there is not fullness in the right hypochondrium ; but, as respects acholia from acute atrophy of the liver, it is important to remark that 1 percussion shows a rapid diminution in the volume of the liver,' ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

acholia n. absence or deficiency of bile secretion or failure of the bile to enter the alimentary canal (for example, because of an obstructed bile duct).

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

acholia (a-ko-li-a): 1. Lack or absence of bile. 2. Any condition that interferes with the flow of bile into the small intestine. acholuria (a-ko-lu' -ri-a): Absence of bile pigments from the urine. See JAUNDICE. — acholuric, adj. achondroplasia ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

acholia n the absence of bile—acholic adj. acholuria n the absence of bile pigments from the urine. Þ jaundice—acholuric adj. achondroplasia n an inherited condition ...

Google previewBailliere's Nurses' Dictionary (2014)

for Nurses and Healthcare Workers by Barbara F. Weller

acholia lack of secretion of bile. acholuria deficiency or lack of bile in the urine. acholuric pertaining to acholuria. A. jaundice jaundice without bile in the urine. achondroplasia ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

acholia /akǀމlƝāۑ/ [Gk, a + FKROƝ, without bile], 1. the absence or ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

acholia Absence or deficiency of bile secretion. achote See annatto. achrodextrin dextrins formed during enzymic hydrolysis of starch which give no colour (achromos) when tested with iodine.

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

see acholia. blackf. is usually ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Acholia The absence of biliary secretion (lack of bile). Acholous Lacking bile. Acholuria The absence of bile pigment in the urine. AChR Abbreviation for acetylcholine receptor. AChRAb Abbreviation for acetylcholine receptor antibody.

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2014)

by Tanya McFerran

acholia [a ̆-koh-lia ̆] n. absence or deficiency of bile secretion or failure of the bile to enter the alimentary canal. acholuria [ak-oh-lewr-ia ̆] n. absence of the bile pigments from the urine, ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Acholia Suppressed secretion of bile. Acholic Without bile. Acholuria Absence of bile pigments from the urine in certain cases of jaundice. Acholuric Without bile in urine. Achondroplasia Chondrodystrophy, diaphysialaclasis, abnormality in ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

achlorhydric acholia (a- ko'lé-s) N. 1. condition in which little or no bile is secreted. 2. condition in which ...

Google previewPharmaceutical lexicon (1873)

See Acholia. CHOREA. (Chores Sancti Viti; St. Vitus's Dance.) A disease characterized by ir| regular, tremulous, and often ludicrous actions of voluntary muscles. ' CHOROIDITIB. Inflammation of the choroid-—the second, or vascular and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2009)

by David A. Bender

acholia A precursor of the compound *diacetyl, one of ...

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