HyperDic: antacid

English > 2 senses of the word antacid:
NOUNsubstanceantacid, gastric antacid, alkalizer, alkaliser, antiacidan agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
ADJECTIVEallantacidacting to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach)
antacid > pronunciation
Soundsaentae'sahd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
English > antacid: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningActing to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach).
Broaderantagonistic, incompatibleUsed especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect
Spanishantiácido
Catalanantiàcid, antiàcida
Nounsantacidan agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
English > antacid: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach).
Synonymsgastric antacid, alkalizer, alkaliser, antiacid
NarrowerAlka-seltzerA commercial antacid that contains aspirin
BrioschiAn antacid
Bromo-seltzerAn antacid
MaaloxAn antacid
MylantaAn antacid
Pepto-bismalAn antacid
RolaidsAn antacid
TumsAn antacid
cimetidine, TagametA drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid
omeprazole, Prilosecantacid (trade name Prilosec) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach
ranitidine, ZantacA histamine blocker and antacid (trade name Zantac) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux
BroaderagentA substance that exerts some force or effect
Spanishalkaliser, antiácido gástrico, antiácido
Catalanalkaliser, antiàcid
Adjectivesantacidacting to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach)

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict