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acid reflux

Syllabification: ac·id re·flux

Definition of acid reflux in English:

noun

A condition in which acidic gastric fluid is regurgitated into the esophagus, causing heartburn.
Example sentences
  • The patient never complained of any symptoms of regurgitation or acid reflux after the first transplantation.
  • More than 25 percent of the 15,000 participants in the study said they experienced nighttime acid reflux.
  • Other studies have confirmed that chewing sugarless gum for 30 minutes after a meal can help ease acid reflux.

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