hypochlorhydria

[ hī′pō-klôr-hīdrē-ə ]

n.

An abnormally low level of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.

Nearby words

  1. hypocapnia,
  2. hypocaust,
  3. hypocenter,
  4. hypocentre,
  5. hypochloremia,
  6. hypochlorite,
  7. hypochlorous,
  8. hypochlorous acid,
  9. hypochloruria,
  10. hypocholesteremia


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