Synonyms for antacid

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As a medicine it is deobstruent and antacid, and is given in doses of 10 to 30 gr.

Levigated coral was formerly used in medicine as an antacid or absorbent, and is still occasionally employed as a dentifrice.

Antacid, an alkali, or any remedy for acidity in the stomach.

This article acts on all classes of animals, as a laxative and antacid.

Any of these may be combined with antacid and antifermentative mixtures, relieving the colic, gaseous distension, and diarrhoea.

Used as an antacid and grateful stimulant, often proving gently laxative.

The frequent, and sometimes almost unlimited, use of antacid absorbents, viz.

Antacid, ant-as′id, n. a medicine which counteracts acidity.

It is exceedingly light and porous in structure, and at one time was used largely as an antacid as well as a dentifrice.

Like the latter, they are antacid or absorbent, which is probably the only virtue they possess.

WORD ORIGIN

1732, adjective and noun, medical hybrid from anti- + acid.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANTACID

alkali

nounsoluble base; opposite of an acid

alkaline

adjectivebeing basic, not acid (chemically)
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