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alkalosis

[al-kuh-loh-sis] /ˌæl kəˈloʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
a condition of the blood and other body fluids in which the bicarbonate concentration is above normal, tending toward alkalemia.
Origin of alkalosis
1910-1915
1910-15; alkal(i) + -osis
Related forms
alkalotic
[al-kuh-lot-ik] /ˌæl kəˈlɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for alkalosis

alkalosis

/ˌælkəˈləʊsɪs/
noun
1.
an abnormal increase in the alkalinity of the blood and extracellular fluids
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alkalosis in Medicine

alkalosis al·ka·lo·sis (āl'kə-lō'sĭs)
n.
Abnormally high alkalinity of the blood and body fluids.


al'ka·lot'ic (-lŏt'ĭk) adj.
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alkalosis in Science
alkalosis
  (āl'kə-lō'sĭs)   
An imbalance in the pH of body fluids, in which the blood or other body tissue is more basic than normal.
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