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the act of making alkaline.


The process of rendering alkaline.
Synonym(s): alkalinization


, alkalinize (al′kă-līz″) (-lĭ-nīz″)
To make alkaline.
alkalinization (al″kă-lin″ĭ-zā′shŏn) alkalization (al″kă-lĭ-zā′shŏn)


the act of making alkaline.
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The hemoglobinuria resolved within 2-3 days after hydration and urine alkalization treatments, and severe complications such as renal failure were not observed.
The danger of soil alkalization is estimated based on the sodium adsorbable by the ground; the result is to impart poor physical properties.
Sandy stones were drained through the nephrostomy tube on the 3rd day after initiating hydration and urinary alkalization.
Dissolution therapy through urine alkalization with potassium citrate or sodium bicarbonate has been reported as an effective and well-tolerated approach.
Filter lime to be used for alkalization of drinking water.
He was transfused one unit of packed red blood cells, following which he developed pulmonary edema necessitating reduction of fluids to 83 mL/hr while continuing urine alkalization.
2001) employing the direct alkalization of soil rather than using the soil hydrolysate for amino sugar acid determination.
Uric-acid stones usually are treated medically by urine alkalization, while calcium and struvite stones may need to be removed mechanically or crushed by extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy.
These results suggest that moderate physical exercise without fluid supplementation or urinary alkalization could lead to enhanced crystallization of uric acid and calcium oxalate stones.
Alkalization of larval mosquito midgut and the role of carbonic anhydrase in different species of mosquitoes.