alkaline-earth

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condition in which the urine (which is normally slightly acidic) is alkaline alkalinuria , alkaluria
globulin in blood plasma or serum that is alkaline and has great electrophoretic mobility alpha globulin
soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures); the most electropositive and alkaline metal atomic number 55 , caesium , cesium , Cs
spiny shrub with silvery-scurfy foliage of alkaline plains of southwestern United States and Mexico Atriplex lentiformis , quail brush , quail bush , white thistle
low hardy much-branched spiny shrub common in alkaline soils of western America black greasewood , greasewood , Sarcobatus vermiculatus
soap in powdered form mixed with alkaline builders built-soap powder , soap powder , washing powder
strongly alkaline caustic used in manufacturing soap and paper and aluminum and various sodium compounds caustic soda , sodium hydroxide
coloring material (obtained from lichens) that turns red in acid solutions and blue in alkaline solutions; used as a very rough acid-base indicator litmus , litmus test
alkalosis resulting from hydrogen-ion loss or excessive intake of alkaline substances metabolic alkalosis
discomycetous fungus of the genus Peziza; the fragile fruiting body is a ghostly white but stains yellow when broken; favors strongly alkaline habitats Peziza domicilina
any of various shrubby plants of the genus Atriplex that thrive in dry alkaline soil saltbush
chemical reaction in which an ester is heated with an alkali (especially the alkaline hydrolysis of a fat or oil to make soap) saponification
salt of thiocyanic acid; formed when alkaline cyanides are fused with sulfur thiocyanate
oxyacid of tungsten (often polymeric in nature) formed by neutralizing alkaline tungstate solutions tungstic acid
water-insoluble dye that is applied by reducing the dye to an alkaline form, applying the dye, then regenerating the insoluble dye by oxidation in the material; used for dyeing cotton vat color , vat dye
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