acidosis acidosis  /ˌæ sə ˈdoʊ səs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues

Usage(s):

  1. Some sufferers try to dignify their complaints with such technical terms as hyperacidity and acidosis.
  2. These diseases are caused by acidosis acidification of the body lack of minerals, especially calcium.
  3. Professor Fraser and other scientists wished to know what effect acidosis had on the blood.

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