alkalemia

[ al-kuh-lee-mee-uh ]
/ ˌæl kəˈli mi ə /

noun Pathology.

abnormal alkalinity of the blood.

Origin of alkalemia

First recorded in 1920–25; alkal(i) + -emia
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Medicine definitions for alkalemia

alkalemia

[ ăl′kə-lēmē-ə ]

n.

A decrease in hydrogen-ion concentration of the blood or a rise in pH.

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