capable of changing an acidic substance or environment into a neutral one; capable of buffering an acidic solution
Human saliva has acid-neutralizing capacity.
- Acid-phosphatase test for semen
acid-phosphatase test for semen acid-phosphatase test for semen n. A screening test for detecting the presence of semen by determining acid phosphatase content.
- Acid-reflux test
acid-reflux test acid-reflux test n. A test to detect esophageal reflux by monitoring esophageal pH, performed either basally or after acid is instilled into the stomach.
acidaminuria acidaminuria ac·id·am·i·nu·ri·a (ās’ĭd-ām’ə-nur’ē-ə, -nyur’-) n. See aminoaciduria.
any bulbous African plant belonging to the genus Acidanthera, of the iris family, having sword-shaped leaves and long tubular flowers. noun any plant of the African cormous genus Acidanthera, cultivated for its graceful tubular white and red or white and purple flowers, often scented: family Iridaceae