gastric hyperacidity

gastric hyperacidity
hyperchlorhydria.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • hyperacidity — [hī΄pər ə sid′ə tē] n. excessive acidity, as of the gastric juice hyperacid [hī΄pəras′id] adj …   English World dictionary

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  • hyperacidity — An abnormally high degree of acidity, as of the gastric juice. * * * hy·per·acid·i·ty .hī pə rə sid ət ē n, pl ties the condition of containing more than the normal amount of acid hy·per·ac·id .hī pə ras əd adj * * * hy·per·ac·id· …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperacidity — hy•per•a•cid•i•ty [[t]ˌhaɪ pər əˈsɪd ɪ ti[/t]] n. pat excessive acidity, as of the gastric juice • Etymology: 1895–1900 hy per•ac′id ˈæs ɪd adj …   From formal English to slang

  • hyperacidity — /haɪpərəˈsɪdəti/ (say huypuhruh siduhtee) noun excessive acidity as of the gastric juice. –hyperacid /haɪpərˈæsəd/ (say huypuhr asuhd), adjective …   Australian-English dictionary

  • hyperacidity — noun excessive acidity • Hypernyms: ↑acidity * * * noun see hyperacid * * * hyperacid /huy peuhr as id/, adj. /huy peuhr euh sid i tee/, n. Pathol. excessive acidity, as of the gastric juice. [1895 1900; HYPER …   Useful english dictionary

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