respiratory alkalosis

noun

Medical Definition of respiratory alkalosis

: alkalosis that is caused by excessive elimination of carbon dioxide due to a respiratory abnormality (as hyperventilation)

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“Respiratory alkalosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/respiratory%20alkalosis. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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