[ al-kuh-les-uhnt ]
/ ˌæl kəˈlɛs ənt /
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tending to become alkaline; slightly alkaline.
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Medical definitions for alkalescent
[ ăl′kə-lĕs′ənt ]
Becoming alkaline; slightly alkaline.
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