Ancient Greek: a + chole (without bile).
A condition in which little or no bile is secreted or the flow of bile into the digestive tract is obstructed. The acholia is a sign of many diseases, such as hepatitis. Acholia results of a fading of feces.
- Dorland's Medical Dictionary for Health Consumers. Saunders; 2007.
- La médecine de A à Z. Hachette; 1973.