noun Pathology.

excessive acidity, as of the gastric juice.

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



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




Abnormally high acidity, as of the stomach.
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