antacid

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

Definition of antacid

:an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity

antacid

adjective

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First Known Use of antacid

1715


ANTACID Defined for English Language Learners

antacid

play
noun

Definition of antacid for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

1

antacid

play
adjective ant·ac·id \ (ˈ)ant-ˈas-əd \
variants: also antiacid play \ˌant-ē-ˈas-əd, ˌan-ˌtī-\

medical Definition of antacid

:tending to counteract acidity

2

antacid

noun
variants: also antiacid

medical Definition of antacid

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


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