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
- Acid jazz
noun a type of music combining jazz, soul, rhythm and blues, funk, and hip-hop; also called jazz vibes Examples Reuben Wilson, founder of Masters of Groove, is considered the godfather of acid jazz. Word Origin a play on the name of a dance music movement of the late 1980s called Acid House Usage Note music
(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 potassium 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 […]