achylia a·chy·li·a (ā-kī’lē-ə, ə-kī’-)
Absence of gastric juice or other digestive secretions.
Absence of chyle.
acia Asynchronous Communications Interface Adapter Historical Examples “acia” is charming, “A Quiet Backwater” is too compressed and not satisfactory. Letters of Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov In acia, for example, we have a charming picture of the young painter, Gagin. Essays on Russian Novelists William Lyon Phelps Utraque optima est ex acia molli, non nimis torta, […]
achzib falsehood. (1.) A town in the Shephelah, or plain country of Judah (Josh. 15:44); probably the same as Chezib of Gen. 38:5 = Ain Kezbeh. (2.) A Phoenician city (the Gr. Ecdippa), always retained in their possession though assigned to the tribe of Asher (Josh. 19:29; Judg. 1:31). It is identified with the modern […]
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a needlelike part; spine, bristle, or needlelike crystal. a plural of . an . Zoology. one of the slender, sharp stylets embedded in the parapodia of certain annelid worms, as the polychaetes. Historical Examples The banks of Aripo are not the only localities, nor is the acicula the only mollusc, by which pearls are furnished. […]