alkaline tide

noun
: the period or condition of increased alkalinity of the body fluids and urine during digestion associated with the loss of acid by secretion of gastric juice

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  • alkaline tide — temporary increase in the alkalinity of the urine during gastric digestion …   Medical dictionary

  • tide — An alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or a decrease. [A.S. tid, time] acid t. a temporary increase in the acidity of the urine occurring during fasting. SYN: acid wave. alkaline t. a period of urinary neutr …   Medical dictionary

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  • Parietal cell — Human parietal cells (pink staining) stomach …   Wikipedia

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  • Gastric acid — is a digestive fluid, formed in the stomach. It has a pH of 1 to 2 and is composed of hydrochloric acid (HCl) (around 0.5%, or 5000 parts per million), and large quantities of potassium chloride (KCl) and sodium chloride (NaCl). The acid plays a… …   Wikipedia

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