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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Antacid  \Ant*ac"id\,  n.  [Pref.  anti-  +  acid.]  (Med.) 
  A  remedy  for  acidity  of  the  stomach,  as  an  alkali  or 
  absorbent.  --  a.  Counteractive  of  acidity. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  antacid 
  adj  :  acting  to  neutralize  acid  (especially  in  the  stomach) 
  n  :  an  agent  that  counteracts  or  neutralizes  acidity  (especially 
  in  the  stomach)  [syn:  {gastric  antacid},  {alkalizer}] 




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