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Definition of the noun acidemia

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noun - plural: acidemias

  1. a blood disorder characterized by an increased concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which falls below 7 on the pH scale)

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Google previewGenetic Disorders and the Fetus (2004)

Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment by Aubrey Milunsky

Propionic Acidemia (Propionyl CoA Carboxylase Deficiency) Isolated propionic acidemia is a relatively common organic acid disorder...

Google previewMedical Biochemistry E-Book (2014)

by John Baynes, Marek H. Dominiczak

Acidemia is an excess of hydrogen ion in blood. Alkalemia is decreased concentration of hydrogen ion in blood. Acidosis is a process that leads to accumulation of hydrogen ion. Alkalosis is the process that decreases the amount of hydrogen ...

Google previewPhysiology, E-Book (2013)

by Linda S. Costanzo

37 , it is called acidemia. When arterial pH is greater than 7.42, it is called alkalemia. The pH range compatible with life is 6.8 to 8.0. The mechanisms that contribute ...

Google previewPhysiology Question-Based Learning (2015)

Cardio, Respiratory and Renal Systems by Hwee Ming Cheng

The hyperamino acidemia is the reason for the increased GFR. The mechanism interestingly involves the macula densa tubuleglomerular feedback. The increased filtered amino acid load leads to a reduction in the NaCl sensing by the distal ...

Google previewThe Cleveland Clinic Foundation Intensive Review of Internal Medicine (2014)

by James K. Stoller

Acidemia and alkalemia are descriptions of the patient's actual blood pH. n Acidemia is an increase in [H+] and a decrease in arterial pH below 7.35. n Alkalemia is a decrease in [H+] and an increase in arterial pH above 7.45. Acidosis and ...

Google previewPhysician Assistant Review (2012)

by Patrick C. Auth

Acidemia is the term when the arterial pH has been measured and reflects this change. ○ Alkalosis is when pH is >7.45, resulting from an alkaline load; alkalemia is when this is reflected by the measured pH. ○ Total venous CO2 is a better ...

Google previewPathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant (2011)

by Catherine C. Goodman, Kenda S. Fuller

Acidemia refers to excess acid in the blood and does not necessarily confirm an underlying pathologic process. The same distinction may be made between the terms alkalosis and alkalemia; alkalosis indicates a primary condition resulting in ...

Google previewCreasy and Resnik's Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Principles and Practice (2008)

by Michael F Greene, Robert K. Creasy, Robert Resnik, Jay D. Iams, Charles J. Lockwood, Thomas Moore

Acidemia refers to an increase in hydrogen ions in the blood; acidosis refers to an increase in hydrogen ions in tissue. Similarly, hypoxemia is a decrease in oxygen content in blood, whereas hypoxia is a decrease in oxygen content in tissue ...

Google previewThe Medical Brief (1910)

A Monthly Journal of Scientific Medicine and Surgery

Suffice to say that acidosis is a condition of systemic hyperacidity in which oxy- butyric acid or its congeners are always present; whilst acidemia is a systemic acidity (or hypo-alkalinity) which is far more frequently encountered and which does ...

Google previewPediatric Neuro-Ophthalmology (2010)

by Michael C. Brodsky

Propionic Acidemia Propionic acidemia is a rare autosomal recessive disorder that leads to chronic metabolic compensation with paroxysmal ketoacidosis, failure to thrive, and mild developmental delay.389 It is characterized by the ...

Google previewClinical Chemistry (2013)

Principles, Techniques, and Correlations by Michael L. Bishop, Edward P. Fody, Larry E. Schoeff

Isovaleric acidemia is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder from a deficiency of the enzyme isovaleryl-CoA...

A characteristic feature of isovaleric acidemia is a distinctive odor of sweaty feet caused by the buildup of isovaleric acid.

Google previewSouthern Practitioner (1907)

It does not respond to ordinary rheumatic treatment only in such cases where uric acidemia is an occasional complication. Laxatives may do good as well as diuretics of the sedative class. The patient suffers a great deal of pain and often ...

Google previewBlueprints Medicine (2010)

by William A. Kormos, Davoren A. Chick

The term acidemia refers to a decrease in blood pH from normal, whereas alkalemia refers to an abnormal increase in blood pH. These terms are particularly useful when referring to mixed acid-base disturbances, when the direction of pH ...

Google previewCardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy (2009)

A Clinical Manual by Joanne Watchie

Acidemia refers to a pH less than 7.35, whereas alkalemia refers to a pH greater than 7.45, which can be either respiratory hyperaldosteronism), severe potassium depletion, and excessive alkali intake ( e.g., bicarbonate ...

Google previewNelson Essentials of Pediatrics E-Book (2014)

by Karen Marcdante, Robert M. Kliegman

Acidemia Alkalemia Acidemia is a pH below normal (<7.35), and alkalemia is a pH above normal (>7.45). Acidosis is a pathologic process that causes an increase in the hydrogen ion concentration, and alkalosis is a pathologic process that ...

Google previewMaternal, Fetal, & Neonatal Physiology (2007)

A Clinical Perspective by Susan Tucker Blackburn

Mixed Acidemia Mixed acidemia is a metabolic acidosis that develops when respiratory acidosis is prolonged. This is the most common pattern seen after prolonged end-stage bradycardias. □ SUMMARY The fetal response to an oxygen ...

Google previewThe Nutrition and Health Dictionary (1995)

by Percy Russell, Anita Williams

acidemia. A blood pH value below 7.4. Normally, the body ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Isovaleric Acidemia [1,3]. Treatment of central precocious puberty is indicated if the pubertal maturation has an early onset, if the skeletal age is advancing more rapidly than height age, or if there is significant psychosocial disturbances ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Chemistry (2013)

Indeed, the combination of hyperammonemia and marked hypercitrullinemia or argininosuccinic acidemia is virtually pathognomonic for these disorders. Elevated plasma levels of arginine point to the diagnosis of arginase deficiency.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects (2009)

by James Wynbrandt, Mark D. Ludman

organic acidemia, organic aciduria A group of congenital hereditary ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

acidemia. A clinical presentation of a metabolic disorder, often first seen in infants who present with poor feeding, vomiting, tachypnea, acidosis, hyperammonemia, ketosis, ketonuria, irritability, and convulsions or hypotonia and lethargy, ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

See Acidemia. Acidemia. A condition of decreased alkanity of the blood; acidaemia. 3r:TGRTHT, efèTRTHT, GRT # 8ATCH, TATöf £ Hil, Metabolic A., caused by increased lactic acid production in muscles. HaTTH ft 3:TGRTHT, HaTTH:f ...

Google previewDictionary of Mental Handicap (2002)

by Mary P. Lindsey

Isovaleric acidemia.New Engl.J.Med., 277:321. COHN, R.M. et al (1978) Isovaleric acidemia: use of glycine therapy in neonates. New Engl. J. Med. , ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

acidemia (as′idē′ mēə), n a decreased pH level of the blood, irrespective of changes in the blood bicarbonate. acidemia, isovaleric, n a genetic disorder of amino acid metabolism ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set (2005)

by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice

Eventually, the blood buffering capacity for acid is overwhelmed and systemic acidemia occurs. Acidemia has a deleterious effect on all cell membranes and many cellular functions and, when severe, can cause arrhythmias, cardiac ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

See acidemia. See also propionic acidaemia. acidalbumin, a substance formed by the action of mild acid solutions on albumin. Also called metaprotein. acidaminuria, now called aminoaciduria. acid-base balance, a condition existing when ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

See acidemia. See also propionic acidaemia. acidalbumin, a substance formed by the action of mild acid solutions on albumin. Also called metaprotein. acidaminuria, now called aminoaciduria. acid-base balance, a condition existing when ...

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

L/3 lowerthird λ see lambda LA lactic acid; lactic acidemia; large amount; laser angioplasty; late abortion; late antigen; ...

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