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alkaline earth metal

noun

Definition of ALKALINE EARTH METAL

:  any of the divalent strongly basic metals of group II of the periodic table comprising beryllium, magnesium, calcium, strontium, barium, and radium —called also alkaline earth — see periodic table table

First Known Use of ALKALINE EARTH METAL

1869

alkaline earth metal

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALKALINE EARTH METAL

:  any of the bivalent strongly basic metals of group II of the periodic table comprising beryllium, magnesium, calcium, strontium, barium, and radium

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