Achlorhydria meaning

āklôr-hīdrē-ə
Absence of hydrochloric acid in the gastric secretions of the stomach.
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A stomach disorder in which the stomach fails to secrete hydrochloric acid.
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Absence of hydrochloric acid in the gastric secretions of the stomach.
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(medicine) The absence of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
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Origin of achlorhydria

  • a– chlor(o)– hydr(o)– –ia

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition