noun Pathology.
lack of a secretion of bile.

1840–50; < Greek áchol(os) lacking bile (a- a-6 + chol- chol- + -os adj. suffix) + -ia

acholic [ey-kol-ik] , acholous [ey-koh-luhs, -kol-uhs, ak-uh-luhs] , adjective Unabridged
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acholia a·cho·li·a (ā-kō'lē-ə)
Suppression or absence of secretion of bile.

a·chol'ic (ā-kŏl'ĭk) adj.
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