alkaline-ash diet n.
A diet consisting mainly of fruits, vegetables, and milk with little meat, fish, eggs, cheese, and cereals, that when catabolized leaves an alkaline residue to be excreted in the urine.
to make or become alkaline. Historical Examples This is the way we always get rid of hazardous emotions: we destroy them as we alkalize acids. The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book Various verb (transitive) to make alkaline
condition; the quality that constitutes an . Historical Examples The rapidity of nitrification also depends on the degree of alkalinity of the solution. Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XIX, No. 470, Jan. 3, 1885 Various This is an application so light that a state of alkalinity cannot be long retained. Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement […]
alkalinuria alkalinuria al·ka·li·nu·ri·a (āl’kə-lə-nur’ē-ə, -nyur’-) n. A condition characterized by alkalinity of the urine. Also called alkaluria.
to make or become alkaline. verb (transitive) to make alkaline