Definition of Alkaliser
1. Noun. An agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach).
Specialized synonyms: Cimetidine, Tagamet, Ranitidine, Zantac, Alka-seltzer, Brioschi, Bromo-seltzer, Maalox, Mylanta, Omeprazole, Prilosec, Pepto-bismal, Rolaids, Tums
Generic synonyms: Agent
Derivative terms: Alkalize, Antacid
Medical Definition of Alkaliser
1. An agent that neutralises acids or renders a solution alkaline. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Alkaliser
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1. Transactions of the Indiana State Medical Association by Indiana State Medical Association (1905)
"In the blood it acts as an alkaliser of the plasma and is especially ... Owing to its being an alkaliser of the urine, it is extensively used in uric ..."