alkaline tide

noun

: the period or condition of increased alkalinity of the body fluids and urine during digestion associated with the loss of acid by secretion of gastric juice

Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alkaline tide was in 1860

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“Alkaline tide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alkaline%20tide. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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