Medical Dictionary


adj ac·id \ˈas-əd\

Medical Definition of ACID

:  sour, sharp, or biting to the taste
a :  of, relating to, or being an acid; also :  having the reactions or characteristics of an acid <an acid solution> b of salts and esters :  derived by partial exchange of replaceable hydrogen <acid sodium carbonate NaHCO3> c :  marked by or resulting from an abnormally high concentration of acid <acid indigestion>—not used technically
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