acid indigestion


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ac·id in·di·ges·tion

indigestion resulting from hyperchlorhydria; often used colloquially as a synonym for pyrosis.

ac·id in·di·ges·tion

(as'id in'di-jes'chŭn)
Condition resulting from hyperchlorhydria; often used colloquially as a synonym for pyrosis.

Acid indigestion

Indigestion that results from too much acid in the stomach.
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ac·id in·di·ges·tion

(as'id in'di-jes'chŭn)
Dyspepsia due to hyperchlorhydria; used colloquially as a synonym for pyrosis.
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