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antacid

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noun ant·ac·id \(ˌ)ant-ˈa-səd, ˈant-ˌa-\

Simple Definition of antacid

  • : medicine that prevents or lessens the pain caused by having too much acid in your stomach

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of antacid

  1. :  an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity

antacid adjective

1715

First Known Use of antacid

1715

Rhymes with antacid


Medical Dictionary

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antacid

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adjective ant·ac·id \(ˈ)ant-ˈas-əd\

Medical Definition of antacid

  1. :  tending to counteract acidity



Variants of antacid

also antiacid \ˌant-ē-ˈas-əd, ˌan-ˌtī-\play

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antacid

noun ant·ac·id

Medical Definition of antacid

  1. :  an agent (as an alkali or absorbent) that counteracts or neutralizes acidity



Variants of antacid

also antiacid


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