achlorhydria

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an abnormal deficiency or absence of free hydrochloric acid in the gastric juice

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If a pH-blocking medication is prescribed for the patient, the parietal cells will completely stop producing hydrochloric acid, making the patient hypochlorhydric, or even achlorhydric.
Ethanol-derived microbial production of carcinogenic acetaldehyde in achlorhydric atrophic gastritis.
Calcium carbonate is absorbed in achlorhydric patients as long as it is taken with a meal.
Pernicious anemia is characterized by decreased and achlorhydric gastric secretions.
In cases of increased gastrin synthesis, however, as seen in patients with hypo- and achlorhydric gastritis and gastrin-producing tumors, i.