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a·cid·ic

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

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

(əˈsɪd ɪk)

adj.
1. acid.
2. forming or yielding an acid.
3. containing acid-bearing pollutants.
[1875–80]
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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
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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.
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acidic

adjective
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acidic

[əˈsɪdɪk] ADJácido
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acidic

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

adjsauer
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acidic

[əˈsɪdɪk] adjacido/a
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Unlike struvite, calcium oxalate is more likely to form crystals in acidic urine.
Amorphous urates (Na, K, Mg, or Ca salts) tend to form in acidic urine and may have yellow or yellow-brown color.
In the same study, urinary pH assessment using litmus paper, achieved a higher accuracy rating across all pH values (84%) and was also superior to Multistix dipsticks in specifically measuring acidic urine samples (71.4% V 54.8%, respectively).
Although alkaline urine appears a key factor in PUBS, it is not always necessary, as evidenced by a case report of PUBS in acidic urine. Severe constipation often leads to urinary retention which leaves bacteria in the urine with more time to work on their substrate (indoxyl sulphate) to produce more red and blue pigments [7].
The diagnosis is confirmed by abnormal urine studies demonstrating a positive urine anion gap and, often, acidic urine with pH of <5.5.
Acidic urine (i.e., 4.5-6.9) is associated with, but not limited to, high-protein diets or the ingestion of cranberries, starvation, severe diarrhea, chronic lung disease, and UTIs with acid-producing bacteria (Escherichia coli) as well as certain medications.
"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 nephrocalcinosis patient could not secrete highly acidic urine when challenged with 100 mg/kg body wt.
Purple urine bag syndrome with acidic urine. Int J Infect Dis 2008; 12:526-7.
Although conventional wisdom holds that most clinically significant crystals occur in acidic urine, some alkaline crystals can still cause stones, while some acidic crystals are significant only if seen in freshly voided urine.
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.