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GERD: abbreviation of: Gastroesophageal reflux disease
GERD: abbreviation of: Gastroesophageal Reflux
More information on medical condition: Heartburn:
GERD: Retrograde flow of gastric juice (GASTRIC ACID) and/or duodenal contents (BILE ACIDS; PANCREATIC JUICE) into the distal ESOPHAGUS, commonly due to incompetence of the LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER. Gastric regurgitation is an extension of this process with retrograde flow into the PHARYNX or MOUTH.
Source: Diseases Database
GERD: Another name for Heartburn.
GERD (symptom): Another name for Heartburn.
More information on symptom: Heartburn:
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