alkalescent

[ al-kuh-les-uh nt ]
/ ˌæl kəˈlɛs ənt /

adjective

tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline.

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Origin of alkalescent

First recorded in 1725–35; alkal(i) + -escent

OTHER WORDS FROM alkalescent

al·ka·les·cence, al·ka·les·cen·cy, noun
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Medical definitions for alkalescent

alkalescent
[ ăl′kə-lĕsənt ]

adj.

Becoming alkaline; slightly alkaline.
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