You searched for: “gastric acid pump inhibitor
proton pump inhibitor, proton-pump inhibitor, PPI, gastric acid pump inhibitor
1. A drug that limits acid secretion in the stomach.
2. Any of a group of drugs that inhibit the activity of proton pumps and are used to restrain gastric acid secretion in the treatment of ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
3. Any of a group of drugs used to treat excessive secretion of acid in the stomach and any resulting ulcers.

They block the enzyme (proton pump) in the cells of the gastric glands that secrete hydrochloric acid.

This entry is located in the following units: habit-, hab-, -hibit; habili-, habil- (page 5) proto-, prot- + (page 4)