Definition of Antiacid

1. Noun. An agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach).


Definition of Antiacid

1. Noun. Antacid. ¹

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Medical Definition of Antiacid

1. An agent that counteracts or neutralises acidity (as an alkali or absorbent). (18 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antiacid

antiChinese
antiDarwinist
antiDarwinists
antiRussian
antiabolitionism
antiabolitionist
antiabolitionists
antiabortion
antiabortionism
antiabortionist
antiabortionists
antiabuse
antiacademic
antiacetylcholinesterase
antiacetylcholinesterases
antiacid (current term)
antiacids
antiacne
antiaddiction
antiaddictive
antiaditis
antiadministration
antiadrenergic
antiadvertising
antiae
antiageing
antiagglutinin
antiaggregant
antiaggregatory
antiaggression

Literary usage of Antiacid

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1. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1906)
"In the present group, however, not only enough alkali or antiacid is added to form basic compounds with the casein, and so prevent the action of the rennet ..."

2. Dominion Dental Journal (1903)
"... therefore cleanliness, the use of antiseptic and of antiacid preparations are three personal precautions against the premature loss of the teeth. ..."

3. Dr. Chase's Recipes: Or, Information for Everybody: an Invaluable Collection by Alvin Wood Chase (1888)
"tin antiacid, either alone, or combined with rhubarb, and carbonate of soda, it speedily and permanently removes heartburn. Charcoal 1* powerful antiseptic, ..."

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