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heart·burn

n :  a burning discomfort behind the lower part of the sternum usu. related to spasm of the lower end of the esophagus or of the upper part of the stomach often in association with gastroesophageal reflux - called also cardialgia , pyrosis  - compare WATER BRASH  .
 
 

 
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