acid indigestion n.
indigestion that results from an excess of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
like all liquids taken at meal time, it predisposes to acid indigestion, particularly when it is sweetened.
health on the farm h. f. harris
(of a plant) requiring a ph of 4.5 to 5.5 for optimal growth.
- Acid maltase
acid maltase acid maltase n. an enzyme found in lysosomes that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose and other oligosaccharides to yield glucose; alpha-1,4-glucosidase.
- Acid metaprotein
a metaprotein derived by means of a hydrolytic acid.
- Acid number
a number expressing the acidity of a substance, equal to the number of milligrams of pot-ssium hydroxide needed to neutralize the free fatty acids present in one gram of the substance. historical examples the saponification number and acid number are both very low, but a fatty oil is present. the propaganda for reform in proprietary […]
- Acid perfusion test
acid perfusion test acid perfusion test n. see bernstein test.