hyperchlorhydria

[ hahy-per-klawr-hahy-dree-uh, -klohr- ]
/ ˌhaɪ pər klɔrˈhaɪ dri ə, -kloʊr- /

noun Pathology.

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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Medical definitions for hyperchlorhydria

hyperchlorhydria
[ hī′pər-klôr-hīdrē-ə ]

n.

The presence of an abnormal amount of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.chlorhydria
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