Definition of achylia in English:

achylia

noun

Medicine
  • Absent or reduced secretion by part of the digestive tract; especially (more fully achylia gastrica) absence of the secretion of gastric fluid (as in atrophic gastritis).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences. From achyl- + -ia.

Pronunciation:

achylia

/ˌeɪˈkʌɪlɪə/