antacid

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

Definition of antacid

  1. :  an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity

antacid

adjective

1715

First Known Use of antacid

1715


ANTACID Defined for English Language Learners

antacid

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

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

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antacid

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adjective ant·ac·id \(ˈ)ant-ˈas-əd\
variants: also

antiacid

\ˌant-ē-ˈas-əd, ˌan-ˌtī-\play

Medical Definition of antacid

  1. :  tending to counteract acidity


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antacid

noun ant·ac·id
variants: also

antiacid

Medical Definition of antacid

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



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