acid reflux

noun

Medical Definition of acid reflux

: gastroesophageal reflux Acid reflux, which causes both occasional heartburn and ongoing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), has become a major health concern as Americans grow fatter.— Jennifer Huget, The Washington Post, 4 Nov. 2008

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“Acid reflux.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acid%20reflux. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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