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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

Alternative definition of the noun acholia


  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 previewThe Lancet (1906)

Acholia is a convenient clinical term by which to describe the naked-eye appearance of the stools and does not imply that the absence of colour is due to the same cause in all cases. Apart from obstructive jaundice it has been described by ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Practical Medicine (1904)

by Alfred Stengel

Formerly it was believed that the formation of bile was reduced or inhibited ( acholia). This view, however, is not tenable, for even in the most serious affections of the liver, and especially in many of the above-named diseases, a sufficiency of ...

Google previewA Pocket Medical Dictionary (1895)

Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of about 12,000 of the Principal Words Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences ... by George Milbry Gould

Pertaining to Acholia, ...

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 previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acholia. a decrease or absence of bile ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Science (1882)

A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen

ACHOLIA. Absence of bile. ACINESIA. (Immobilitas ; Eremia.} Paralysis of motion. ACNE. (Gutta Rosacea; Copper Nose; Stonepock.) A chronic tubercular skin affection. ADDISON'S DISEASE. Applied to a peculiar degeneration ...

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 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 previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2009)

by David A. Bender

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

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

\ LPHABETICALLISTtNGOFTERMS bile secretion lacking acholia bile in spinal fluid ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Pocket Radiography and Medical Imaging Dictionary (2007)

by Chris Gunn

acholia the absenceofbile. acholuriathe absenceofbile pigments from the urine. See also jaundice.

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

> O :r > D II achalasia Achard-Thiers syndrome ache ChE D> achloropsia acholia acholuria achondrogenesis achondroplasia achondroplastic dwarf AChR achroma achromatic.

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