hypoacidity

[ hahy-poh-uh-sid-i-tee ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊ əˈsɪd ɪ ti /

noun Pathology.

acidity in a lesser degree than is usual or normal, as of the gastric juice.

Origin of hypoacidity

First recorded in 1895–1900; hypo- + acidity

Related forms

hy·po·ac·id [hahy-poh-as-id] /ˌhaɪ poʊˈæs ɪd/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hypoacidity

hypoacidity

/ (ˌhaɪpəʊəˈsɪdɪtɪ) /

noun

med abnormally low acidity, as of the contents of the stomach

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Medicine definitions for hypoacidity

hypoacidity

[ hī′pō-ə-sĭdĭ-tē ]

n.

A lower than normal degree of acidity.

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