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alkalinize

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verb, al·ka·lin·ize \ˈal-kə-lə-ˌnīz\

Definition of alkalinize

alkalinizedalkalinizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make alkaline

alkalinizationplay \ˌal-kə-ˌli-nə-ˈzā-shən, -lə-nə-\ noun


1800

First Known Use of alkalinize

1800


Medical Dictionary

alkalinize

transitive verb al·ka·lin·ize

Medical Definition of alkalinize

alkalinized also British alkalinised; alkalinizing also British alkalinising

  1. :  to make alkaline <alkalinized the body by using sodium citrate as the agent>

alkalinization also British alkalinisation \ˌal-kə-ˌlin-ə-ˈzā-shən, -lə-nə-\play noun
alkalinizer \ˈal-kə-lə-ˌnī-zər\ noun <When your blood is too acidic, your body sends in an alkalinizer to correct the imbalance. That alkalinizer is calcium.—Women's Health Letter, November 2004>


Variants of alkalinize

also British alkalinise \ˈal-kə-lə-ˌnīz\play

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