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Definition of the adjective acid-forming

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  1. yielding an acid in aqueous solution

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Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

ACID-FORMING AND BASE-FORMING FOODS. The potential acidity or alkalinity of the foods ingested covers a wide range and depends on the minerals present. On combustion, certain foods, such as most vegetables and fruits, leave an ash ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Engineering and Wastewater Treatment (2016)

by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith

Acid-Forming. Bacteria. Microorganisms that can metabolize complex organic compounds under anaerobic conditions. This metabolic activity is the first step in the twostep anaerobic fermentation process leading to the production of methane .

Google previewSoil and Environmental Science Dictionary (2001)

by E.G. Gregorich, L. W. Turchenek, M.R. Carter, Denis A. Angers

absorption, active absorption, passive acid-forming fertilizer acidulation acidulation agrology agrologie agronomic practices pratiques agronomiques ou agricoles absorption active absorption passive engrais acidi├×ant agronomy agronomie ...

Google previewBailliere's Nurses' Dictionary (2009)

for nurses and health care workers by Barbara F. Weller

oxyntic acid-forming. O. cell a parietal cell of the gastric glands which ...

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