hypochlorhydria Partial deficiency of hydrochloric acid secretion in the gastric juice. See also achlorhydria; anaemia, pernicious.
achlorhydria Deficiency of hydrochloric acid in gastric digestive juice. See also anaemia; gastric acidity.
hypochlorhydria (hy-poh-klor-hy-driă) n. reduced secretion of hydrochloric acid by the stomach. See achlorhydria.
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