alkalosis alkalosis

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. In its later stages, alkalosis may bring on muscle spasms, fever, coma, and finally death.
  2. Whenever they adopt white men's flour, they develop alkalosis.
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