alkalescent


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al·ka·les·cent

(al'kă-les'ĕnt)
1. Slightly alkaline.
2. Becoming alkaline.
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pH is in the alkalescent domain (8,06 / 8,16) pH units; the total alkalinity is (3 / 3,5) mechiv/l.
Root H+ effluxes: Generally, bromocresol purple exhibits yellow color under acid conditions and purple color under alkalescent conditions, respectively.