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gastroesophageal reflux diseasenoun [U]

uk   /ɡæs.trəʊ.ɪ.sɒf.əˌdʒi.əl ˈriː.flʌks dɪˌziːz/  us   /ˈɡæs.troʊ.ɪˌsɑf.əˈdʒi.əl ˈriː.flʌks dɪˌziːz/ specialized (US abbreviation GERD, UK abbreviation GORD)
a ​chronicdisease where ​stomachacid goes up into the ​oesophagus (= the ​tube through which ​foodpasses to the ​stomach)causinginflammation and ​pain
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