alkalemia

[al-kuh-lee-mee-uh]

noun Pathology.

abnormal alkalinity of the blood.

Nearby words

  1. alizarin,
  2. alizarin crimson,
  3. aliákmon,
  4. alk.,
  5. alkahest,
  6. alkalescent,
  7. alkali,
  8. alkali blue,
  9. alkali denaturation test,
  10. alkali feldspar

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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