acholia


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a·cho·li·a

 (ā-kō′lē-ə)
n.
A decrease in or an absence of bile secretion.

[New Latin : a- + Greek kholē, bile; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

acholia

(eɪˈkəʊlɪə)
n
a condition involving partial or complete lack of bile secretion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acholia - a condition in which little or no bile is secreted or the flow of bile into the digestive tract is obstructedacholia - a condition in which little or no bile is secreted or the flow of bile into the digestive tract is obstructed
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
Translations
Acholie
acholie

a·cho·li·a

n. acolia, ausencia de bilis.
References in periodicals archive ?
Acholia ("without bile" or pale stools) and choluria ("dark urine") occur in posthepatic jaundice because of an obstruction of bile secretions into the small bowel and increased secretion of bilirubin into the urine.
7% with the development of acholia and urobilia in every third child, with a hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, and a formation of a severe fibrosis in 50.
Signs--normal physical examination, abnormal pulmonary auscultation, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, jaundice, choluria, acholia, exanthema or purpuric rash, lymphadenopathies, neurological disturbances, meningeal signs, psychiatric disturbances.