[ al-kuh-loh-sis ]
/ ˌæl kəˈloʊ sɪs /
a condition of the blood and other body fluids in which the bicarbonate concentration is above normal, tending toward alkalemia.
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OTHER WORDS FROM alkalosisal·ka·lot·ic [al-kuh-lot-ik], /ˌæl kəˈlɒt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for alkalosis
/ (ˌælkəˈləʊsɪs) /
an abnormal increase in the alkalinity of the blood and extracellular fluids
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Medical definitions for alkalosis
[ ăl′kə-lō′sĭs ]
Abnormally high alkalinity of the blood and body fluids.
Other words from alkalosisal′ka•lot′ic (-lŏt′ĭk) adj.
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Scientific definitions for alkalosis
[ ăl′kə-lō′sĭs ]
An imbalance in the pH of body fluids, in which the blood or other body tissue is more basic than normal.
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