acidity

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acidity

1. the amount of acid present in a solution, often expressed in terms of pH
2. another name for hyperacidity

acidity

[ə′sid·ə·tē]
(chemistry)
The state of being acid.
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Smoking increases the acidity of the stomach and thins the protective coating.
The experiment also established that NEC fungal digestive enzymes do survive the acidity of the stomach and work in the small intestine.
DR ANN Walker says, "At least two of the active constituents of ginger are known to reduce the amount of gastric juices produced and lower acidity of the stomach which will help fight nausea.