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acidic

[ə′sid·ik]
(chemistry)
Pertaining to an acid or to its properties.
Forming an acid during a chemical process.

acidic

Said of igneous rocks containing more than 65% silica.
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Sour and acidic fruits (lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruits, strawberries, pineapples, kiwis and apples)
Mussel shells become more brittle when they are formed in more acidic water, Glasgow University has reported in the Royal Society journal Interface.
Phase 2 will reclaim barren acidic soils that freely wash into Andrews Run and acidic impoundments.
Essentially, a saltwater solution undergoes an electrolysis process, which isolates the positive and negative ions, separating the water into acidic and alkaline liquids.
The scientist, who found that the waters have become 26 percent more acidic since the start of the industrial revolution, are worried about its potential impact on many ocean species including corals.
0045060) In a recent paper published in the journal PLoS ONE, researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago delved into how naked mole-rats are able to survive in carbon dioxide-rich environments that would be too acidic and painful for us to survive in.
1% to 5% by weight of a pH indicator that is substantially colorless at pH 7 and develops a color in an acidic environment, (b) 20% to 90% by weight of a surfactant (c) 5% to 55% by weight of a polyalkyfene glycol, (d) 0%
Epidemiological studies have indicated that dietary factors are the most important in the development of dental erosion in children due to the consumption of acidic drinks and foods [O'Brien, 1994; Walker et al.
After this you can start including items that are not necessarily high in alkaline ingredients but that are still low in acidic properties, such as dairy and sunflower seeds.
During electrolysis, the solution is allowed to dissociate into two streams; acidic EO water and alkaline EO water (fig.
The UK's leading independent oral health charity is reminding people that consuming too many acidic foods, as well as eating more sugary foods and drinks traditionally associated with summertime and holidays, can potentially increase the risk of dental erosion and tooth decay.
US naturopath Robert Young, advocates living almost entirely on foods that will supposedly make the body's internal environment less acidic.