metabolic acidosis

A condition in which the blood is too acidic. It may be caused by severe illness or sepsis (bacteria in the bloodstream).

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  • metabolic acidosis — noun acidosis and bicarbonate concentration in the body fluids resulting either from the accumulation of acids or the abnormal loss of bases from the body (as in diarrhea or renal disease) • Hypernyms: ↑acidosis …   Useful english dictionary

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  • acidosis — acidotic /as i dot ik/, adj. /as i doh sis/, n. Pathol. a blood condition in which the bicarbonate concentration is below normal. [1895 1900; < NL; see ACID, OSIS] * * * ▪ pathology  abnormally high level of acidity, or low level of alkalinity,… …   Universalium

  • Acidosis metabólica — La acidosis metabólica es uno de los trastornos del equilibrio ácido base, caracterizado por un incremento en la acidéz del plasma sanguíneo y es, por lo general, una manifestación de trastornos metabólicos en el organismo. El identificar la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • acidosis — A pathologic state characterized by an increase in the concentration of hydrogen ions in the arterial blood above the normal level, 40 nmol/L, or pH 7.4; may be caused by an accumulation of carbon dioxide or acidic products of metabolism, or by a …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperchloremic acidosis — metabolic acidosis accompanied by elevated plasma chloride …   Medical dictionary

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