- something that neutralizes alkalis or counteracts alkalinity.
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Antalkali, a substance which neutralizes an alkali, and is used medicinally to counteract an alkaline tendency in the system.
Antalkali, ant-al′ka-li, n. anything that counteracts the action of an alkali.
- a substance that neutralizes alkalis, esp one used to treat alkalosis
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