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al·ka·lize

 (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
v.tr.
To make alkaline.
v.intr.
To become an alkali.

al′ka·li·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

alkalinize

(ˈælkəlɪˌnaɪz) or

alkalinise

vb (tr)
to make alkaline
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.alkalinize - become alkaline
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
2.alkalinize - make (a substance) alkaline; "The oxide is alkalized"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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visited a new urologist, who performed her first 24-hour urine collection and noticed that the patient's cystine concentrations remained high despite attempts to increase fluid intake and alkalinize her urine.
Hydrolysis of ammonia forms ammonium ions and hydroxyl ions, which alkalinize the urine and decrease struvite solubility.
Substances that alkalinize the body help to reduce microscopic clot formation.
Prostatic fluid makes up about 30% of the volume of semen; its role is to slightly alkalinize seminal fluid in order to counteract the acidic pH of the vaginal tract, allowing sperm to survive long enough to enter the uterus.
In addition, the overuse of these compounds can be harmful for the environment, since their residues when discarded, alkalinize the water causing death of several aquatic species (ARAUJO & ARAUJO, 2011; LIMA, 2008; PEDALE et al.
They clearly alkalinize the posterior midgut lumen (Table 2), perhaps via secretion of bicarbonate ions into the lumen by the appendices' cells, which express high levels of carbonic anhydrase as found by chemical tests (Monteiro et al.
In one paper sodium citrate was used to alkalinize the urine [146].
Flavanols are bitter tasting, so to make cocoa more palatable, chocolate manufacturers roast, ferment, pulverize, and sometimes alkalinize the beans or cocoa," says Kevin Monahan, a physiologist and associate professor of medicine at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey.
First is the effervescent system, which needs a gas generating agent that may alkalinize the microenvironment of the stomach and whose buoyancy would be dependent on the gas generating agent, unlike the second which is a non-effervescent approach.
The aim of characters measuring in this study is most uppermost selection of hybrid toward witness statistics for sensation and alkalinize earth.
And, remember, it is very important to alkalinize the body as that must happen before a great deal of detoxification can be done.