achlorhydria


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a·chlor·hy·dri·a

 (ā′klôr-hī′drē-ə)
n.
Absence of hydrochloric acid in the gastric secretions of the stomach.


a·chlor·hy′dric (-drĭk) adj.

achlorhydria

(ˌeɪklɔːˈhaɪdrɪə)
n
(Medicine) the absence of free hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice
[C20: New Latin; see a-1, chloro-, hydro-]
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Noun1.achlorhydria - an abnormal deficiency or absence of free hydrochloric acid in the gastric juiceachlorhydria - an abnormal deficiency or absence of free hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice; often associated with severe anemias and cancer of the stomach
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
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a·chlor·hy·dri·a

n. aclorhidria, ausencia de ácido hipoclorhídrico en las secreciones estomacales.
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Heath and Patek observed that among patients with iron-deficiency anemia, the rate of the hemoglobin response to iron therapy was lower in those who had achlorhydria than in those without (8).
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The predisposing factors for ingestion and subsequent impaction are dentures causing defective tactile sensation of the palate, sensory defects due to cerebro-vascular accident, previous gastric surgery facilitating the passage of foreign bodies, achlorhydria where the foreign body passes unaltered from the stomach, previous bowel surgery causing stenosis and adhesions and diverticula predisposing to impaction.
H pylori impairs the normal secretion of hydrochloric acid, provoking achlorhydria in infected patients3.