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Definition of the noun achlorhydria

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noun - plural: achlorhydrias

  1. an abnormal deficiency or absence of free hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice; often associated with severe anemias and cancer of the stomach
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: disorder / upset = a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning

Alternative definition of the noun achlorhydria

noun

  1. [medicine] The production of an abnormally small amount of hydrochloric acid in the stomach

Explanation

Achlorhydria: Absence of hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice.

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Google previewPracticals And Viva In Medical Biochemistry (2004)

by Dandekar

Note: Achlorhydria is the term used when there is no secretion of HC1. Pepsin may still be present. In the absence of both HCI and pepsin, the term 'achylia- gastrica' is applied, which is generally observed in pernicious anaemia. Questions ...

Google previewGeriatric Rehabilitation (2010)

A Textbook for the Physical Therapist Assistant by Jennifer Bottomley

Achlorhydria refers to an insufficient production of stomach acid.

Google previewIron Disorders Institute Guide to Anemia (2009)

by Cheryl Garrison

Achlorhydria is the complete absence of stomach acid. Meat, especially red meat, increases the absorption of nonheme iron. Beef, lamb, and venison contain the highest amounts of heme as compared to pork and chicken, which contain low ...

Google previewAmerican Medicine (1918)

Achlorhydria is a variety of dyspepsia; dyspepsia itself is not a disease but a symptom — common to many derangements, from alcoholic gastritis to cancer of the stomach ; and toxemic dyspepsia is often the earliest symptom in tuberculous ...

Google previewOne Stop Doc Gastroenterology and Renal Medicine (2007)

by Reena Popat, Danielle Adebayo, Thomas Chapman

Achlorhydria is a risk factor. 29. F F T F F 33. TFTTT. 30.

Google previewClinical Laboratory Technic for Nurses (1916)

by Anna Lemira Gibson

Achlorhydria is the absence of combined acids.

Google previewUncommon Problems in Intensive Care (2002)

by J. F. Cade

Achlorhydria refers to the lack of secretion of gastric acid.

Google previewPhysiology and Maintenance - Volume II (2009)

Enzymes: The Biological Catalysts of Life, Nutrition and Digestion by Osmo Otto Paivio Hanninen, Mustafa Atalay

Achlorhydria means simply that HCl is not secreted by the gastric mucosa. In this case, the pH of the gastric secretions fails to decrease below 6.5 after maximal stimulation. The lack of acid secretion, is usually accompanied by lack of pepsin ...

Google previewGeneral and Clinical Pathophysiology

Recommended by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine as a textbook for students of higher educational institutions of IV level of accreditation. Letter of 27.10.2010 No 01.01-47/2409 by Anatoliy V. Kubyshkin

Achlorhydria means simply that the stomach fails to secrete hydrochloric acid and its is diagnose when the pH of the gastric secretion fails to decrease below 6.5 after maximal stimulation. Hypochlorhydria means diminished acid secretion.

Google previewPhysiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Two Volume Set (2012)

by Hamid M. Said

30, 31 A relatively simple test for hypo/achlorhydria is the endoscopic application of ...

Google previewDiseases of the Digestive Tract and Their Treatment (1916)

by Arthur Everett Austin

Another excellent combination where hypotony exists coincidentally with achlorhydria is a mixture of equal parts of tincture of mix vomica and dilute hydrochloric acid, of which 15 to 20 drops are to be taken in a glass of water under the same ...

Google previewComprehensive Medical Terminology (2015)

by Betty Davis Jones

Achlorhydria is an abnormal condition characterized by the absence of ...

Google previewPrinciples and Practice of Travel Medicine (2002)

by Dr. Jane N. Zuckerman

Achlorhydria is a risk factor for travelers' diarrhea. Stomach acid decreases the inoculum of ingested pathogens to a number that is incapable of causing disease in most instances. An exception is Shigella, which is still pathogenic when less ...

Google previewThe New England Journal of Medicine (1913)

The reason for achlorhydria is that there is little secretion—-not enough to saturate the proteins. It is a condition of lowered quantity of secretion, and that may come from many causes.

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

ACHLORHYDRIA. A buildup of acetone in the blood. This condition occurs only when there is an impairment in breathing. Under normal circumstances most acetone is removed from the body via the breath.

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

ACHLORHYDRIA. A buildup of acetone in the blood. This condition occurs only when there is an impairment in breathing. Under normal circumstances most acetone is removed from the body via the breath.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

ache achlorhydria Achilles tendon (Patton and Thibodeau, 2010) Achalasia ( Kumar et al, 2012) ache, 1. a pain characterised by persistence, dullness and, usually, moderate intensity. An ache may be localised, as a stomach ache, headache, ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

Achlorhydria is associated with many conditions, including autoimmune diseases (such as pernicious anaemia), drug therapy (particularly proton pump inhibitors), *Helicobacter pylori infection, ...

Google previewBantam Medical Dictionary, Fifth Edition (2009)

by Laurence Urdang

Achlorhydria that persists despite large doses of histamine is associated with atrophy of the lining (mucosa) of the stomach. In this condition there is usually an absence of secretion of "'intrinsic factor. which will lead to *pernicious anemia.

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

achlorhydria n. absence of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

achlorhydria /ā′klôrhī′′drē·ə/ [Gk, a + ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby, Inc

achlorhydria /ā′klôrhī′drē·ə/ [Gk, a + chloros, not green, hydor, water], an abnormal ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition (2012)

by Lindsay H Allen, Andrew Prentice

Achlorhydria Reduction in gastric acid content. Acidosis Raised concentrations of pyruvic and lactic acids in the blood caused when pyruvate cannot be converted to acetyl CoA for onward metabolism by the tricarboxylic acid cycle and a fall in ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

achlorhydria /a'klorhi'dre-.;/ [Gk, a + chloros, not green, hydor, water], an abnormal condition characterized by the absence of hydrochloric acid in gastric secretions. Achlorhydria occurs most commonly in atrophy of the gastric mucosa, gastric ...

Google previewNutrition and Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary (2012)

by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia S. Claudio

Achlorhydria. Absence or lack of hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice. Primarily due to a decline in the number of acidAcidosis 3 producing cells in the stomach, as in the elderly. It also occurs in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

achylia gastrica See ACHLORHYDRIA. aciclovir (formerly acyclovir) A nucleoside analogue (hydroxyethoxymethylguanine) with antiviral properties against both ...

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