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alkalescent

[al-kuh-les-uh nt]
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adjective
  1. tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline.
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Origin of alkalescent

First recorded in 1725–35; alkal(i) + -escent
Related formsal·ka·les·cence, al·ka·les·cen·cy, noun
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alkalescent in Medicine

alkalescent

(ăl′kə-lĕsənt)
adj.
  1. Becoming alkaline; slightly alkaline.
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