alkalinize

verb al·ka·lin·ize \ ˈal-kə-lə-ˌnīz \

Definition of alkalinize

alkalinized; alkalinizing
: to make alkaline

alkalinization

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

First Known Use of alkalinize

1800

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alkalinize

transitive verb al·ka·lin·ize
variants: also British alkalinise play \ˈal-kə-lə-ˌnīz\

medical Definition of alkalinize

alkalinized also British alkalinised; alkalinizing also British alkalinising
: to make alkaline
  • alkalinized the body by using sodium citrate as the agent

alkalinization

also British alkalinisation play \ˌal-kə-ˌlin-ə-ˈzā-shən, -lə-nə-\ 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 LetterNovember 2004

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