alkalosis


al·ka·lo·sis

noun \ˌal-kə-ˈlō-səs\

Definition of ALKALOSIS

:  an abnormal condition of increased alkalinity of the blood and tissues
al·ka·lot·ic \-ˈlä-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of ALKALOSIS

1911

al·ka·lo·sis

noun \ˌal-kə-ˈlō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural al·ka·lo·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ALKALOSIS

: an abnormal condition of increased alkalinity of the blood and tissues—compare acidosis, ketosis

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