acid reflux

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acid reflux (usually uncountable, plural acid refluxes)

  1. Reflux of stomach acid into the esophagus.
    • 1954, Annals of internal medicine, volume 41, page 561:
      Further, in cases of hiatus hernia acid reflux was found both with and without esophagitis.
  2. Heartburn, especially recurring or chronic heartburn.
    • 1965, Clinical surgery, volume 5, page 374:
      Heartburn and acid reflux are the next commonest symptoms.


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