negative base excess n.
A measure of metabolic acidosis based on the amount of strong alkali that would have to be added per unit volume of whole blood to titrate it to pH 7.4 while at a specified temperature and carbon dioxide pressure.
noun, Chemistry. 1. an inhibitor.
- Negative convergence
negative convergence n. The outward divergence of the visual axes when the eyes are not required to be convergent, as when looking at the far point of normal vision or during sleep.
- Negative declination
negative declination n. See intorsion.
- Negative end-expiratory pressure
negative end-expiratory pressure n. A subatmospheric pressure that developes at the airway at the end of expiration.