a condition of the blood and other body fluids in which the bicarbonate concentration is above normal, tending toward alkalemia.
an abnormal increase in the alkalinity of the blood and extracellular fluids
alkalosis al·ka·lo·sis (āl’kə-lō’sĭs)
Abnormally high alkalinity of the blood and body fluids.
al’ka·lot’ic (-lŏt’ĭk) adj.
An imbalance in the pH of body fluids, in which the blood or other body tissue is more basic than normal.
alkaluria alkaluria al·ka·lu·ri·a (āl’kə-lur’ē-ə) n. See alkalinuria.
any member of the . Historical Examples Melt these together over a slow fire, mixing with them a little powder of alkane root to color it. Burroughs’ Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889 Barkham Burroughs noun any saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon with the general formula CnH2n+2 (as modifier): alkane series Also called paraffin alkane […]
- Alkane series
the homologous series of saturated, aliphatic hydrocarbons having the general formula C n H 2n+2 , as methane, CH 4 , or ethane, C 2 H 6 .
a European plant, Alkanna tinctoria, of the borage family. the root of this plant, yielding a red dye. the dye itself. any of several similar hairy plants, as the bugloss, Anchusa officinalis, or a puccoon of the genus Lithospermum. Historical Examples The alkanet is an erect, hairy plant, which is not quite so bristly as […]