Alkalosis



a condition of the blood and other body fluids in which the bicarbonate concentration is above normal, tending toward alkalemia.
noun
an abnormal increase in the alkalinity of the blood and extracellular fluids

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.
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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