hypochlorhydria

noun
hy·​po·​chlor·​hy·​dria | \ -klōr-ˈhī-drē-ə, -klȯr- How to pronounce hypochlorhydria (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypochlorhydria

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

Other Words from hypochlorhydria

hypochlorhydric \ -​ˈhī-​drik How to pronounce hypochlorhydric (audio) \ adjective

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“Hypochlorhydria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypochlorhydria. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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