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Definition of Acid indigestion

Acid indigestion: Excessive secretion of hydrochloric acid by the stomach cells. Medically known as hyperchlorhydria. Sometimes used interchangeably with heartburn. See also: Heartburn.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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