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Definition of the noun acidosis

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noun - plural: acidoses

  1. abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: pathology = any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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Alternative definition of the noun acidosis

noun

  1. [pathology] An abnormally increased acidity of the blood.

Phrases with acidosis

  1. diabetic acidosis
  2. metabolic acidosis
  3. starvation acidosis
  4. respiratory acidosis
  5. carbon dioxide acidosis

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for acidosis

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Google previewMedical Biochemistry E-Book (2014)

by John Baynes, Marek H. Dominiczak

They are divided into acidosis or alkalosis. Acidosis is a process that leads to the accumulation of hydrogen ion. Alkalosis causes a decrease in hydrogen ion concentration (acidemia and alkalemia are terms that simply describe blood pH).

Google previewSmall Animal Critical Care Medicine (2008)

by Deborah Silverstein, Kate Hopper

Type A lactic acidosis is the hypoxic form. It can occur with true hypoxemia, severe anemia, reduced oxygen delivery from poor perfusion, or from dramatically increased tissue demand from exercise, convulsions, or heat stroke. 1,3,4,7 Type B ...

Google previewEndocrine and Metabolic Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, (2014)

by George C. Willis

Lactic Acidosis Lactic acidosis is an extremely common occurrence, especially in the ED.

Type Blactic acidosis is a less-well understood entity whereby there ...

Google previewPediatric Nephrology in the ICU (2008)

by Stefan G. Kiessling, Jens Goebel, Michael J.G. Somers

Metabolic acidosis is a disorder that predisposes to low pH and is induced by a low serum bicarbonate concentration. Metabolic alkalosis is a disorder that predisposes to high pH and is induced by a high bicarbonate concentration.

Google previewWilkins' Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care7 (2013)

Wilkins' Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care by Albert J. Heuer, Craig L. Scanlan

Metabolic Acidosis Simple metabolic acidosis is an abnormal condition resulting from a net gain in fixed blood acids or reduction in buffer base. The hallmark of metabolic acidosis is a reduced pH associated with a primary decrease in blood ...

Google previewAbernathy's Surgical Secrets (2008)

by Alden H. Harken

Metabolic acidosis is a late finding and implies advanced ischemia or infarction. Similarly, elevated lactate and elevated phosphate levels are nonspecific and frequently late findings. Although leukocytosis is found in the majority of patients, ...

Google previewTherapy of Renal Diseases and Related Disorders (2012)

by Wadi N. Suki, Shaul G. Massry

Alcoholic acidosis is a combined lactic and ketoacidosis. Glucose and insulin levels are variable but the levels of growth hormone, catecholamines, cortisol, glucagon and free fatty acids are all elevated. In the liver, alcohol is oxidized to ...

Google previewCurrent Pediatric Therapy (2016)

Medicine, Pediatrics by CTI Reviews

Respiratory acidosis is a medical condition in which decreased respiration ( hypoventilation) causes increased blood carbon dioxide and decreased pH (a condition generally called acidosis). Respiratory alkalosis is a medical condition in ...

Google previewBrenner and Rector's The Kidney (2011)

by Maarten W. Taal, Glenn M. Chertow, Philip A. Marsden, Karl Skorecki, Alan S. L. Yu, Barry M. Brenner

Metabolic acidosis is a diagnostic category with many different causes (Table 26- 9). The risks for the patient depend on the underlying disorder that caused the metabolic acidosis, the ill effects due to the H+ load (binding of H+ to intracellular ...

Google previewEssentials of General Surgery (2012)

by Peter F. Lawrence, Richard M. Bell, Merril T. Dayton

Respiratory Acidosis Respiratory acidosis is the result of retention of CO2 because of pulmonary alveolar hypoventilation. It can be acute or...

Google previewEssentials of Biochemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acidosis is an increased acidity in the blood and other body tissue.

Respiratory acidosis is a medical condition in which decreased ventilation causes increased blood carbon dioxide concentration and decreased pH (a condition generally.

Google previewEmergency Medicine (2012)

Clinical Essentials (Expert Consult -- Online) by James G. Adams

The classic diagnostic test for distal renal tubular acidosis is an acid load from ammonium chloride; however, this is a tedious...

TYPE 2 RENAL TUBULAR ACIDOSIS Proximal renal tubular acidosis is the most common form found in children.

Google previewAnatomy, Physiology and Disease, Foundations For The Health Professions (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

Acidosis is an increased acidity in...

In medicine, metabolic acidosis is a condition that occurs when the body produces too much acid or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body. If unchecked ...

Google previewTextbook of Biochemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acidosis is an increased acidity in the blood and other body tissue.

In medicine , metabolic acidosis is a condition that occurs when the body produces too much acid or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body.

Google previewA Clinical Guide to Inherited Metabolic Diseases (2002)

by Joe T. R. Clarke

A negative UNC is taken as an indication of the presence of ammonium, suggesting the acidosis is the result of abnormal gastrointestinal losses of bicarbonate (and potassium). This method for estimating urinary ammonium concentrations ...

Google previewBrenner and Rector's The Kidney E-Book (2015)

by Karl Skorecki, Glenn M. Chertow, Philip A. Marsden, Maarten W. Taal, Alan S. L. Yu, Valerie Luyckx

The metabolic acidosis is a result of the accumulation of acetic acid, the metabolic product of the drug from acetaldehyde, and other organic acids.

The acidosis is the result of accumulation of l-lactic acid, d-lactic acid, and l- acetaldehyde.

Google previewBrunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-surgical Nursing (2010)

by Suzanne C. O'Connell Smeltzer, Brenda G. Bare, Janice L. Hinkle, Kerry H. Cheever

Metabolic acidosis is a common clinical disturbance characterized by a low pH ( increased H concentration) and a low plasma bicarbonate concentration. It can be produced by a gain of hydrogen ion or a loss of bicarbonate (Ruholl, 2006; ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acidification acidosis acidification, a process of acidification that occurs slowly during soil formation under natural conditions. This process can be accelerated, for example, especially in poorly buffered soils, by acid precipitation; by the ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Failure of either the lungs or the kidneys to carry out this function results in acidosis or alkalosis. If the failure is largely related to the lungs (respiratory), it is called respiratory acidosis or respiratory alkalosis. If the failure is mainly related to the ...

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

by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice

Effects of Acid-Base Disturbance In addition to the adaptive changes occurring in acidosis, a range of metabolic and pathophysiological changes occur; alkalosis tends to produce opposite but milder effects. The metabolism of carbohydrate is ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health (2003)

by Robert A. Ronzio

acidosis The acidification of the blood and other body fluids. This condition can be due to acid accumulation or ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

Respiratory acidosis can result from disorders such as airway obstruction, ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

acidosis. Nephrology A condition characterized by functional defects in the distal renal tubules, with inability to form ammonia and exchange hydrogen ions; GFR is normal with persistent metabolic acidosis ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2005)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

Acidosis. Acidosis is a condition in which there is either a production in the body of two abnormal acids – beta-hydroxybutyric and acetoacetic acids; or a diminution in the alkali reserve of the blood.

Google previewA Dictionary of Anaesthesia (2017)

by James Shorthouse

acidosis. A reduction in the HCO3 – concentration of extracellular fluid . It is caused by increased H+ production, ingestion of H+, drugs which metabolize to acids, impaired renal H+ excretion, and loss of HCO3 – from urine or the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Health (2015)

abdominal pain, hepatitis, bone loss, pancreatitis, lactic acidosis Azithromycin Antibacterial Nausea, vomiting, melena, jaundice Ciprofloxacin Clarithromycin Combivir (zidovudine–lamivudine) Complera (rilpivirine, tenofovir, emtricitabine) ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

acidosis /as'id6'sis/ [L, acidus + Gk, osis, ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

Failure of either the lungs or the kidneys to carry out this function results in acidosis or alkalosis. If the failure is largely related to the lungs (respiratory), it is called respiratory acidosis or respiratory alkalosis. If the failure is mainly related to the ...

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