achlorhydria

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noun achlor·hy·dria \ ˌā-ˌklȯr-ˈhī-drē-ə \

Definition of achlorhydria

:absence of hydrochloric acid from the gastric juice

achlorhydric

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Origin and Etymology of achlorhydria

New Latin, from a- + International Scientific Vocabulary chlor- + hydr- + New Latin -ia


Medical Dictionary

achlorhydria

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noun achlor·hy·dria \ ˌā-ˌklōr-ˈhī-drē-ə, -ˌklȯr- \

medical Definition of achlorhydria

:absence of hydrochloric acid from the gastric juice — compare hyperchlorhydria, hypochlorhydria

achlorhydric

play \-ˈhī-drik\ adjective

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