achlorhydria

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(ā″klor-hī′drē-ă)

[a- + chlor- + hydr- + -ia]
Absence of free hydrochloric acid in the stomach. It may be associated with gastric carcinoma, gastric ulcer, pernicious anemia, adrenal insufficiency, or chronic gastritis.
SEE: achylia

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