/ (ˌeɪklɔːˈhaɪdrɪə) /
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the absence of free hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice
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Word Origin for achlorhydria
C20: New Latin; see a- 1, chloro-, hydro-
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Medical definitions for achlorhydria
[ ā′klôr-hī′drē-ə ]
Absence of hydrochloric acid from the gastric juice.
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