a blood condition in which the bicarbonate concentration is below normal.
a condition characterized by an abnormal increase in the acidity of the blood and extracellular fluids

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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