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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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Some nephrocalcinosis patient could not secrete highly acidic urine when challenged with 100 mg/kg body wt.
Animal protein also makes urine acidic, so it's like a double whammy: Lots of uric acid in highly acidic urine makes it more likely that a large number of uric acid crystals will form and cause a blockage.
Because urate stones develop in acidic urine, an added prevention strategy is to feed foods that have an alkalizing effect.
Despite acidic urine, all crystal deposits contained apatite and five of seven patients had deposits of sodium and ammonium acid urate.
AAll dogs have acidic urine, which will burn grass.
Nutri-Vet Green Grass and Grass Guard dietary supplements for dogs are formulated to neutralize nitrogenous waste and maintain a slightly acidic urine pH.
Participants with the metabolic syndrome had highly acidic urine, compared with those without the syndrome.
Acidic urine is the primary problem in 80% of patients with uric acid stones, so the aim is to get the urinary pH between 6 and 6.