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alkalemia

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

abnormal alkalinity of the blood.

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Origin of alkalemia

First recorded in 1920–25; alkal(i) + -emia
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Medical 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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