Definition of Achylia

1. Noun. Absence of gastric juices (partial or complete).

Exact synonyms: Achylia Gastrica
Generic synonyms: Disorder, Upset



Definition of Achylia

1. Noun. (pathology) The lack or reduced production of gastric juices in any part of the digestive tract. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Achylia

1. 1. Absence of gastric juice or other digestive secretions. 2. Absence of chyle. Origin: G. A-priv. + chylos, juice (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Achylia

achromocyte
achromoderma
achromophil
achromophilic
achromotrichia
achromous
achronal
achronality
achronic
achronological
achronologically
achroodextrin
achroous
achs
achy
achylia (current term)
achylia gastrica
achylia pancreatica
achylic
achylous
achymous
acibenzolar
aciclovir
acicula
aciculae
acicular
acicularly
aciculas
aciculate
aciculated

Literary usage of Achylia

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1. Diseases of the stomach, intestines, and pancreas by Robert Coleman Kemp (1917)
"achylia gastrica (the term first suggested by Einhorn) may be defined as a functional perversion of the stomach, characterized by the absence of the gastric ..."

2. Transactions by American Gastroenterological Association, British Optical Association (1907)
"achylia gastrica is a term introduced by Einhorn to denote an absence of gastric secretion, ... achylia is a sign of disturbed function of the stomach, ..."

3. Diseases of the digestive organs: With Special Reference to Their Diagnosis by Charles Dettie Aaron (1921)
""achylia gastrica" is a term introduced into medical literature by Einhorn to ... achylia is a sign of disturbed function of the stomach which may accompany ..."

4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1892)
"With reference to the name, he remarks that, as we have to deal in these cases with an entire lack of gastric juice, " achylia gastrica " may be a suitable ..."

5. Nutrition and clinical dietetics by Herbert Swift Carter, Paul Edward Howe, Howard Harris Mason (1917)
"There is still another class of case in whom the achylia gives rise to no ... In any event permanent achylia is accompanied by atrophy of the mucous ..."

6. Diseases of the stomach: Their Special Pathology, Diagnosis, and Treatment by John Conrad Hemmeter (1902)
"The term achylia gastrica means, literally, without gastric chyle, and was first proposed by Einhorn ("New York Medical Record," June n, 1892) to designate ..."

7. Diseases of the stomach: Textbook for Practitioners and Students by Max Einhorn (1906)
"In 1892 I1 suggested the term " achylia gastrica" for those conditions in which the stomach apparently secretes no juice and in which clinically the ..."

8. Contributions to Medical and Biological Research by William Osler (1919)
"IN discussing achylia gastrica, or, to be more exact, achlorhydria met with in other conditions than pernicious anemia, it is well to note at first the ..."

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