acid tide

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acid tide

[′as·əd ‚tīd]
(medicine)
A period of increased acidity of urine and body fluids.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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