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hypochlorhydria

noun hy·po·chlor·hy·dria \ -klōr-ˈhī-drē-ə, -klȯr- \

medical Definition of hypochlorhydria

:deficiency of hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice — compare achlorhydria, hyperchlorhydria

hypochlorhydric

play \-ˈhī-drik\ adjective

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