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acidosis

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noun ac·i·do·sis \ˌas-ə-ˈdō-səs\

Medical Definition of acidosis

plural acidoses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  an abnormal condition of reduced alkalinity of the blood and tissues that is marked by sickly sweet breath, headache, nausea and vomiting, and visual disturbances and is usually a result of excessive acid production—compare alkalosis, ketosis 1

acidotic \-ˈdät-ik\play adjective



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