Definition of Acid-forming

1. Adjective. Yielding an acid in aqueous solution.

Similar to: Acidic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acid-forming

acid-ash diet
acid-base balance
acid-base equilibrium
acid-base imbalance
acid-base indicator
acid-base indicators
acid-etched restoration
acid-fast stain
acid-forming (current term)
acid agglutination
acid anhydride
acid anhydride hydrolases
acid anhydrides
acid carboxypeptidase
acid cholesterol ester synthetase
acid deoxyribonuclease
acid dextran
acid dextrin

Literary usage of Acid-forming

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1. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1915)
"The grain products have an excess of acid-forming elements, not large enough to be objectionable when the diet is otherwise well balanced, but which may ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"Strong sulphuric acid dissolves the chloride, at ordinary or slightly elevated temperatures, with evolution of hydrochloric acid, forming an opaline liquid, ..."

3. Microbiology: A Text-book of Microörganisms, General and Applied by Charles Edward Marshall (1917)
"GENERAL SIGNIFICANCE OF acid-forming BACTERIA.—Of all the bacteria that find ... The acid-forming bacteria that are constantly present in milk represent ..."

4. Chemistry of Food and Nutrition by Henry Clapp Sherman (1911)
"of acid-forming and base.forming elements in the food (and it has been suggested that such disturbance may also be connected with other abnormalities of ..."

5. Practical physiological chemistry by Philip Bovier Hawk (1918)
"Among the most important acid-forming foods are found rice, whole wheat bread, oatmeal, meats and eggs. Certain fruits, eg, cranberries,1 prunes and plums ..."

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