alkaline earth metal

noun

Definition of alkaline earth metal

  1. :  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

1854


Medical Dictionary

alkaline earth metal

noun

Medical Definition of alkaline earth metal

  1. :  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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