Acidosis Definition

ăsĭ-dōsĭs
acidoses
noun
An abnormal increase in the acidity of the body's fluids, caused either by accumulation of acids or by depletion of bicarbonates.
American Heritage
An abnormal condition in the body, often due to faulty metabolism in which excessive acid, or a loss of alkali, lowers the pH of the blood and tissue.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Acidosis

Noun

Singular:
acidosis
Plural:
acidoses

Origin of Acidosis

  • From acid +‎ -osis

    From Wiktionary

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