hyperchlorhydria

hyperchlorhydria
\\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌklōrˈhīdrēə\ noun (-s)
Etymology: New Latin, from hyper- + -chlorhydria hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice (from chlor- + hydr- + -ia)
: the presence of a greater than typical proportion of hydrochloric acid in gastric juice that occurs in many normal individuals but is especially characteristic of various pathologic states (as ulceration) — compare achlorhydria, hypochlorhydria

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/huy'peuhr klawr huy"dree euh, -klohr-/, n. Pathol.
excessive secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
[1890-95; HYPER- + CHLOR-2 + HYDR-2 + -IA]

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