respiratory alkalosis n.
Alkalosis resulting from abnormal loss of carbon dioxide due to hyperventilation.
|alkalosis resulting from increased gas exchange in the lungs (as in hyperventilation associated with extreme anxiety or aspirin intoxication or metabolic acidosis)|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|