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Greek metabolikos changeable from metabolē change metabolism
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Metabolic conditions may also be to blame.
Her metabolic abnormality was purely incidental, detected on " blind routine biochemistry " .
For example a metabolic acidosis will drop the pH to 7.4.
The respiratory drive is increased and the arterial blood gas shows a partially compensated metabolic acidosis.
Salicylate appears to competitively inhibit plasma protein binding of acetazolamide and simultaneously to inhibit acetazolamide renal secretion that may produce serious metabolic acidosis.
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