acidosis

noun ac·i·do·sis \ ˌa-sə-ˈdō-səs \

Definition of acidosis

:an abnormal condition characterized by reduced alkalinity of the blood and of the body tissues

acidotic

play \-ˈdä-tik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of acidosis

New Latin


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acidosis

noun ac·i·do·sis \ ˌas-ə-ˈdō-səs \

medical Definition of acidosis

plural acidoses play \-ˌsēz\
: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

play \-ˈdät-ik\ adjective

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