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 \ -​ˈlä-​tik How to pronounce alkalotic (audio) \ 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 How to pronounce alkalosis (audio) \
plural alkaloses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce alkaloses (audio) \

Medical Definition of alkalosis

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

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