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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Abnormally high hydrogen-ion concentration of the blood and other body tissues.

Usage examples (35)
  • For example a metabolic acidosis will drop the pH to 7.4.
  • Renal tubular acidosis is an important potential contributor to poor growth in Alagille syndrome.
  • The decrease in oxygenation is accompanied by acidosis.
  • Foods of the latter class when freely used cause acidosis. for more
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