milk-alkali syndrome n.
A chronic disorder of the kidneys that resembles nephrosis and is induced by protracted therapy of peptic ulcer with alkalis and a high milk regimen; reversible in early stages.
[milk-uh n-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈmɪlk ənˈwɔ tər, -ˈwɒt ər/ adjective 1. ineffective; wishy-washy; lacking will or strength. adjective 1. (milk and water when postpositive) weak, feeble, or insipid
noun 1. a place for collection and storage of human milk for dispensing to those who require it, as for infants who are allergic to cows’ milk and whose mothers’ milk is unavailable.
noun 1. a simple restaurant, often with an open front, or a counter or booth where milk drinks, sandwiches, etc., are sold. noun 1. a snack bar at which milk drinks and light refreshments are served 2. (in Australia) a shop selling, in addition to milk, basic provisions and other items
noun 1. . noun 1. a Pennsylvania Dutch dresser having a lower portion closed with doors for milk pails, an open shelf for water pails, and an upper section with shallow drawers.