hypoacidity


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hypoacidity

 [hi″po-ah-sid´ĭ-te]
decreased acidity.
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hy·po·a·cid·i·ty

(hī'pō-a-sid'i-tē),
A lower than normal degree of acidity, as of the gastric juice.
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hypoacidity

(hī′pō-ə-sĭd′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. hypoacidi·ties
1. Chemistry Slight acidity.
2. Medicine A condition of less than normal acidity, especially in the stomach.
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hy·po·a·cid·i·ty

(hī'pō-ǎ-sid'i-tē)
A subnormal degree of acidity as in gastric juice.
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hy·po·a·cid·i·ty

(hī'pō-aˇ-sid'i-tē)
A lower than normal degree of acidity, as of the gastric juice.
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"Several potential mechanisms have been proposed to explain the association, including hypoacidity subsequent to prolonged infection, dysregulation of host cytokine or immune responses, disturbances to microbial flora, and changes in the expression of locally acting hormones relating to obesity pathways (notably leptin and ghrelin)," wrote the authors.
pylon-induced gastric hypoacidity, or achlorhydria, which may contribute to poor iron absorption, and an increase in iron demand because of bacterial competition for iron [7].
examined 24-hour gastric pH-metry in patients with LC and found that these patients had significant hypoacidity during the entire circadian cycle compared to the control group of healthy subjects [19].