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 (ăl′kə-līz′) also al·ka·lin·ize (-lə-nīz′)
v. al·ka·lized, al·ka·liz·ing, al·ka·liz·es also al·ka·lin·ized or al·ka·lin·iz·ing or al·ka·lin·iz·es
To make alkaline.
To become an alkali.

al′ka·li·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Hydration, anti-infection precautions, liver protection, jaundice reduction, gastrointestinal motility promotion, laxatives, urine alkalization, and nutritional support were also administered after treatment.
The fiber and mucilage stimulate salivation, preventing the pH decrease, and the urea promotes alkalization in the rumen due to the ammonia-N produced.
Mild Alkalization Acutely Triggers the Warburg Effect by Enhancing Hexokinase Activity via Voltage-Dependent Anion Channel Binding.
This necessitates the alkalization of water before feeding to the borelective membranes.
Metabolizable bases, such as acetate and citrate, are absorbed and posteriorly metabolized without causing alkalization of the gastrointestinal lumen (SEN et al.
The effect of alkalization and fibre alignment on the mechanical and thermal properties of Kenaf and hemp bast fibre composites: part 2--cashew nut shell liquid matrix.
Urinary alkalization can be useful in selected cases.
A Phytonutrient Green Drink: To help quench damaging free radicals and contribute to whole body alkalization.
The diagnosis of alkaptonuria is usually based on the detection of degenerative joint disease, ochronosis of the connective tissue and the darkening of urine after alkalization.