acidotic

acidosis

[as-i-doh-sis]
noun Pathology.
a blood condition in which the bicarbonate concentration is below normal.

Origin:
1895–1900; < Neo-Latin; see acid, -osis

acidotic [as-i-dot-ik] , adjective
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acidosis (ˌæsɪˈdəʊsɪs)
 
n
a condition characterized by an abnormal increase in the acidity of the blood and extracellular fluids
 
acidotic
 
adj

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acidosis ac·i·do·sis (ās'ĭ-dō'sĭs)
n. pl. ac·i·do·ses (-sēz')
An abnormal increase in the acidity of body fluids, caused either by accumulation of acids or by depletion of bicarbonates.


ac'i·dot'ic (-dŏt'ĭk) adj.
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