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hyperacidity

[hahy-per-uh-sid-i-tee]
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noun Pathology.
  1. excessive acidity, as of the gastric juice.
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Origin of hyperacidity

First recorded in 1895–1900; hyper- + acidity
Related formshy·per·ac·id [hahy-per-as-id] /ˌhaɪ pərˈæs ɪd/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperacidity

hyperacidity

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

hyperacidity

(hī′pər-ə-sĭdĭ-tē)
n.
  1. Abnormally high acidity, as of the stomach.
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