hyperacidity

[ hahy-per-uh-sid-i-tee ]
/ ˌhaɪ pər əˈsɪd ɪ ti /

noun Pathology.

excessive acidity, as of the gastric juice.

Nearby words

  1. hyped up,
  2. hyped-up,
  3. hyper,
  4. hyper-,
  5. hyperaccumulator,
  6. hyperaction,
  7. hyperactive,
  8. hyperactivity,
  9. hyperacusis,
  10. hyperadenosis

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

/ (ˌhaɪpərəˈsɪdɪtɪ) /

noun

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

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Medicine definitions for hyperacidity

hyperacidity

[ hī′pər-ə-sĭdĭ-tē ]

n.

Abnormally high acidity, as of the stomach.

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