hyperacidity meaning

Pronunciation:   "hyperacidity" in a sentence
Noun: hyperacidity  `hIpuru'siditee
  1. Excessive acidity

Derived forms: hyperacidities

Type of: acidity

n pl -ties : the condition of containing more than the normal amount of acid — hy·per·ac·id adj


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  1. Maria asserts that, after the attack by Guseva, her father suffered from hyperacidity and avoided anything with sugar.
  2. Studies have shown that swallowing air during eating or delayed emptying of the stomach from hyperacidity leads to bloating after a meal.
  3. It is generally used as a uterine tonic, as a galactogogue ( to improve breast milk ), in hyperacidity, and as a best general health tonic.
  4. FIRST-QUARTER sales of medicine for relief from hyperacidity have increased by 20 per cent because of the economic recession and unemployment, according to phamarceutical firm Hoechst Marion Roussel.
  5. The statement explains that the calcium ion stimulates gastrin secretion and gastric acid secretion, which can produce a " rebound hyperacidity " when calcium carbonate is used as an antacid.

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