renal tubular acidosis

noun

Medical Definition of renal tubular acidosis

: decreased ability of the kidneys to excrete hydrogen ions that is associated with a defect in the renal tubules without a defect in the glomeruli and that results in the production of urine deficient in acidity

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“Renal tubular acidosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/renal%20tubular%20acidosis. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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