alkalinize

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verb al·ka·lin·ize \ˈal-kə-lə-ˌnīz\

Definition of alkalinize

alkalinized

;

alkalinizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make alkaline

alkalinization

play \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
variants: also British

alkalinise

\ˈal-kə-lə-ˌnīz\play

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

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