antalkali

[ant-al-kuh-lahy]

Origin of antalkali

First recorded in 1825–35; ant- + alkali
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antalkali

noun plural -lis or -lies
  1. a substance that neutralizes alkalis, esp one used to treat alkalosis
Derived Formsantalkaline (æntˈælkəˌlaɪn, -lɪn), adjective, noun
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