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adjective as in alkaline

noun as in alkali

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Many people, in these situations, turn to Tums and other similar antacids to relieve their symptoms.

The antacid needs further study in randomized clinical trials, he said.

Based on those findings, Northwell Health in the New York City area began a clinical trial to test the antacid against the coronavirus in people.

I took a quick swallow of milk of magnesia, an excellent antacid, and went in.

It is exceedingly light and porous in structure, and at one time was used largely as an antacid as well as a dentifrice.

Soot tea; Infusum fuliginis ligni, L. Antacid and stimulant.

With this end in view an antacid should be administered to decrease the acidity of the gastric juice.

Being an antacid, it is very usefully employed when cattle are hoven or blown.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to antacid, such as: salty, soluble, acrid, alkalescent, alkali, and bitter.

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