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a·cid·ic

 (ə-sĭd′ĭk)
adj.
1. Acid. See Synonyms at sour.
2. Tending to form an acid.

acidic

(əˈsɪdɪk)
adj
1. another word for acid
2. (Chemistry) (of an oxide) yielding an acid in aqueous solution

a•cid•ic

(əˈsɪd ɪk)

adj.
1. acid.
2. forming or yielding an acid.
3. containing acid-bearing pollutants.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.acidic - being or containing an acidacidic - being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
alkalic, alkaline - relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7; "alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone"
amphiprotic, amphoteric - having characteristics of both an acid and a base and capable of reacting as either
2.acidic - being sour to the taste
sour - having a sharp biting taste

acidic

adjective acid, biting, sharp, sour, tart, pungent, acerbic, acrid, acetic, vinegary, acidulous, acidulated, vinegarish, acerb If the sprouts taste acidic, do not eat them.

acidic

adjective
Translations
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kiselinskikiseo

acidic

[əˈsɪdɪk] ADJácido

acidic

[əˈsɪdɪk] adj
(= not alkaline) [substance, food, water, soil] → acide
(= sour) [taste] → acide

acidic

adjsauer

acidic

[əˈsɪdɪk] adjacido/a
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The relationship between hypercalciuria and metabolic acidosis is further confirmed by population studies, in which urinary calcium excretion is lower when the urine is more alkaline, whereas more acidic urine is associated with higher urinary calcium.
Some patient with nephrocalcinosis could not secrete highly acidic urine when challenged with an oral load dose 100 mg/kg body weight is given.
Bulbourethral glands also known as Cowper's glands are accessory sexual organs that secrete an alkaline mucus-like fluid which neutralizes traces of acidic urine in the urethra and helps with neutralizing the acidity of the vagina and urethral lubrication during ejaculation.
In over 90% of genitourinary TB, there is an abnormal urinalysis, with the most common finding being sterile pyuria in an acidic urine with or without hematuria.
Although related enzyme (indoxyl phosphatase, sulfatase) activities were especially high in strongly alkaline urine, [sup][13] their occurrence in acidic urine is also likely, especially as a result of different bacteria.
Acidic urine is a strong risk factor for uric acid stones.
In alkaline urine, fluoride excretion is much more as compared to acidic urine [25].
Reducing the magnesium in the diet and adjusting the diet to create an acidic urine can prevent these struvite (magnesium-ammonium-phosphate) crystals from forming.
As before, the core of the volume is an atlas of urinary sediment, with 190 full-color images categorized by cells, crystals found in acidic urine, crystals found in alkaline urine, casts, and miscellaneous images.