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hyperchlorhydria

[hahy-per-klawr-hahy-dree-uh, -klohr-]
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noun Pathology.
  1. excessive secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
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Origin of hyperchlorhydria

First recorded in 1890–95; hyper- + chlor-2 + hydr-2 + -ia
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hyperchlorhydria in Medicine

hyperchlorhydria

(hī′pər-klôr-hīdrē-ə)
n.
  1. The presence of an abnormal amount of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.chlorhydria
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