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