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achylia

 [ah-ki´le-ah]
absence of hydrochloric acid and enzymes in the gastric secretions.

ach·y·li·a

(ă-kī'lē-ă),
1. Absence of gastric juice or other digestive secretions.
2. Absence of chyle.
[G. a- priv. + chylos, juice]

achylia

/achy·lia/ (ah-ki´le-ah) absence of hydrochloric acid and pepsinogens (pepsin) in the gastric juice.

achylia

[ākī′lē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, a, chylos, not juice
an absence or severe deficiency of hydrochloric acid and pepsinogen (that is, pepsin) in the stomach. This condition may also occur in the pancreas when the exocrine portion of that gland fails to produce digestive enzymes. Also called achylosis. See also achlorhydria.

ach·y·li·a

(ă-kī'lē-ă)
1. Absence of gastric juice or other digestive secretions.
2. Absence of chyle.
[G. a- priv. + chylos, juice]

achylia

Absence of CHYLE.

ach·y·li·a

(ă-kī'lē-ă)
Absence of gastric juice or chyle.
[G. a- priv. + chylos, juice]

achylia (ākē´lēə),

n the absence or lack of hydrochloric acid and the enzyme pepsinogen in the stomach.

achylia

absence of hydrochloric acid and enzymes in the gastric secretions.