- heartburn (n.)
- mid-13c., herte-brine "lust," later "burning sensation in the esophagus, indigestion" (mid-15c.); see heart (n.) + burn (n.). Compare cardiac for confusion of "heart" and "stomach." A Middle English alternative was herte-brenning "anger, bitterness" (c. 1400), also "heartburn" (mid-15c.).
- 1. As heartburn is usually worse when you're lying down in bed, you should avoid lying flat.
- 2. The heartburn associated oesophagitis is substernal in location.
- 3. Heartburn and sour " acid " eructations are frequent.
- 4. I wouldn't take a glass for a five - pound note ; it kills me with heartburn.
- 5. There are many persons, however, who have frequent bouts of epigastric pain and heartburn for years.
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