alkaline tide

noun

Definition of alkaline tide

: 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

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First Known Use of alkaline tide

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Alkaline tide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alkaline%20tide. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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