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Medical Term:

hyperchlorhydria

Pronunciation: hi'per-klor-hi'dre-a

Definition: Presence of an excessive amount of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.

Synonym(s): chlorhydria, hyperhydrochloria

[hyper- + chlorhydric (acid)]

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