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GERD: abbreviation of: Gastroesophageal reflux disease

GERD: abbreviation of: Gastroesophageal Reflux

More information on medical condition: Heartburn:

Descriptions of GERD

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

Disease: GERD (Heartburn)

GERD: Another name for Heartburn.

Symptom: GERD (Heartburn)

GERD (symptom): Another name for Heartburn.

More information on symptom: Heartburn:

Medical dictionaries

More Acronymn Topics

  • LA
  • LABD
  • LAC
  • LAD
  • LADD
  • LAE
  • LAF
  • LAG
  • LAM
  • LAN
  • LAP
  • LAR
  • LAV

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