Medical Dictionary

hyperchlorhydria

noun hy·per·chlor·hy·dria \-ˌklōr-ˈhī-drē-ə, -ˌklr-\

Definition of HYPERCHLORHYDRIA

:  the presence of a greater than typical proportion of hydrochloric acid in gastric juice that occurs in many normal individuals but is especially characteristic of various pathological states (as ulceration)—compare achlorhydria, hypochlorhydria
March 26, 2015
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