alkalosis

noun
al·​ka·​lo·​sis | \ ˌal-kə-ˈlō-səs How to pronounce alkalosis (audio) \

Definition of alkalosis

: an abnormal condition of increased alkalinity of the blood and tissues

Other Words from alkalosis

alkalotic \ ˌal-​kə-​ˈlä-​tik How to pronounce alkalosis (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of alkalosis

1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Alkalosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alkalosis. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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alkalosis

noun
al·​ka·​lo·​sis | \ ˌal-kə-ˈlō-səs How to pronounce alkalosis (audio) \
plural alkaloses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce alkalosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of alkalosis

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

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