alkali poisoning


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Noun1.alkali poisoning - poisoning resulting from the ingestion of an alkali compound (as lye or ammonia)alkali poisoning - poisoning resulting from the ingestion of an alkali compound (as lye or ammonia)
intoxication, poisoning, toxic condition - the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
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Common household substances would be vinegar, which is acid, for an alkali poisoning such as lye; or baking soda, which is alkali, for an acid poisoning such as a hydrochloric acid.