alkalosis

noun
al·ka·lo·sis | \ ˌal-kə-ˈlō-səs \

Definition of alkalosis 

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

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alkalotic \-ˈlä-tik \ adjective

First Known Use of alkalosis

1911, in the meaning defined above

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alkalosis

noun
al·ka·lo·sis | \ ˌal-kə-ˈlō-səs \
plural alkaloses\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of alkalosis 

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

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