achylia pancreatica


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a·chy·li·a pan·cre·a·t'i·ca

deficiency or absence of pancreatic secretion, usually resulting in fatty stools, emaciation, and impaired nutrition.

achylia pancreatica

Absence or deficiency of pancreatic secretion; usually a sign of chronic pancreatitis.
See also: achylia