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hyperacidity

[hahy-per-uh-sid-i-tee] /ˌhaɪ pər əˈsɪd ɪ ti/
noun, Pathology
1.
excessive acidity, as of the gastric juice.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; hyper- + acidity
Related forms
hyperacid
[hahy-per-as-id] /ˌhaɪ pərˈæs ɪd/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Examples for hyperacidity
  • Gastric or duodenal ulcers, or gastric hyperacidity disorders.
  • Patients requiring sodium bicarbonate to treat hyperacidity or metabolic acidosis due to shock or dehydration.
British Dictionary definitions for hyperacidity

hyperacidity

/ˌhaɪpərəˈsɪdɪtɪ/
noun
1.
excess acidity of the gastrointestinal tract, esp the stomach, producing a burning sensation
Derived Forms
hyperacid, adjective
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hyperacidity in Medicine

hyperacidity hy·per·a·cid·i·ty (hī'pər-ə-sĭd'ĭ-tē)
n.
Abnormally high acidity, as of the stomach.

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