antiacid meaning

  "antiacid" in a sentence
Noun: antiacid
  1. An agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
    - antacid, gastric antacid, alkalizer, alkaliser [Brit]

Derived forms: antiacids

Type of: agent

Encyclopedia: Antiacid

var of ANTACID
also an·ti·ac·id adj : tending to counteract acidity


  1. Its antiacid and anti-solubility properties also protect the teeth from caries.
  2. For now, I treat patients with dyspeptic symptoms with H2 blockers ( like cimetidine ), an upper G . I . X-ray and antiacids.
  3. But it's also well known that increasing the acidity of your stomach contents does bad things for you ( why do you think people take antiacid tablets ? ).

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