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hyperchlorhydria

[hahy-per-klawr-hahy-dree-uh, -klohr-] /ˌhaɪ pər klɔrˈhaɪ dri ə, -kloʊr-/
noun, Pathology
1.
excessive secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Origin of hyperchlorhydria
1890-1895
1890-95; hyper- + chlor-2 + hydr-2 + -ia
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hyperchlorhydria in Medicine

hyperchlorhydria hy·per·chlor·hy·dri·a (hī'pər-klôr-hī'drē-ə)
n.
The presence of an abnormal amount of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. Also called chlorhydria.

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