achlorhydria definition

  • noun:
    • lack of hydrochloric acid inside gastric secretions of belly.
    • The lack of hydrochloric acid within the stomach
    • Absence of hydrochloric acid from gastric juice.
    • an abnormal deficiency or absence of free hydrochloric acid when you look at the gastric liquid; frequently associated with severe anemias and cancer tumors associated with stomach

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