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Acidity

Synonym(s)

  • chemical acidity/alkalinity

Definition(s)

the hydrogen ion concentration or pH.

Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

1 : The quality, state, or degree of being sour or chemically acid <the acidity of lemon juice>. 2 : The quality or state of being excessively or abnormally acid.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

Related discussion in the Handbook

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: May 18, 2015