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alkalescent

[al-kuh-les-uh nt] /ˌæl kəˈlɛs ənt/
adjective
1.
tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; alkal(i) + -escent
Related forms
alkalescence, alkalescency, noun
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alkalescency in Medicine

alkalescent al·ka·les·cent (āl'kə-lěs'ənt)
adj.
Becoming alkaline; slightly alkaline.

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