Antacids [noun]

Definition of Antacids:

soluble base; opposite of an acid

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Sentence/Example of Antacids:

Acid eructations and heartburn are often relieved by the antacids, as bicarbonate of sodium, lime-water, or calcined magnesia.

Antacids prevent a too rapid coagulation of the casein and the formation of curdy lumps.

The principal antacids in use are magnesia, lime, and their carbonates, and the carbonates of potash and soda.

It is scarcely credible to what extent the use of antacids may be carried to relieve the cardialgia of pregnancy.

Dyspepsia and diarrhœa are the diseases in which antacids are chiefly employed.