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Definition of the noun alkalosis

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noun - plural: alkaloses

  1. abnormally high alkalinity (low 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
    • more specific terms:

Alternative definition of the noun alkalosis

noun

  1. An abnormally increased alkalinity in the blood.

Specialised definition of the noun alkalosis

Glossary of sports

a condition in which the alkali level in the body tissue is high, producing cramps (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Phrases with alkalosis

  1. metabolic alkalosis
  2. respiratory alkalosis

Printed books with definitions for alkalosis

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Google previewCurrent Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2013 (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of tissue is elevated beyond the normal range (7.357.45). This is the result of decreased hydrogen ion concentration, leading to increased bicarbonate, or alternatively a direct result ...

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

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of tissue is elevated beyond the normal range (7.357.45). This is the result of decreased hydrogen ion concentration, leading to increased bicarbonate, or alternatively a direct result ...

Google previewAnatomy And Physiology For Health Professionals (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of tissue is elevated beyond the normal range (7.357.45). This is the result of decreased hydrogen ion concentration, leading to increased bicarbonate, or alternatively a direct result ...

Google previewHigh Acuity Nursing (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Respiratory alkalosis: Respiratory alkalosis is a medical condition in which increased respiration (hyperventilation) elevates the blood pH (a condition generally called alkalosis). It is one of...

Terminology •Alkalosis refers to a high pH in tissue.

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Animal Physiology by Richard W. Hill, ISBN 9780878935598 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of tissue is elevated beyond the normal range ( 7.35-7.45 ). This is the result of decreased...

Google previewConcepts for Nursing Practice (2016)

Nursing, Nursing by CTI Reviews

Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of tissue is elevated beyond the normal range. This is the result...

Alkalosis refers to a condition reducing hydrogen ion concentration of arterial blood plasma (alkalemia). Generally ...

Google previewEgan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Alkalosis refers to a condition reducing hydrogen ion concentration of arterial blood plasma (alkalemia). Generally...

Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of tissue is elevated beyond the normal range (7.357. 45). This is ...

Google previewPortable Fluids and Electrolytes (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of tissue is elevated beyond the normal range (7.357.45). This is the result...

Alkalosis refers to a condition reducing hydrogen ion concentration of arterial blood plasma ( alkalemia).

Google previewPediatric Nephrology in the ICU (2008)

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

Alkalosis is a disorder that predisposes to high systemic pH. This is usually caused either by an increase ...

Google previewCurrent Pediatric Therapy (2016)

Medicine, Pediatrics by CTI Reviews

Respiratory alkalosis is a medical condition in which increased respiration ( hyperventilation) elevates the blood pH (a condition generally called alkalosis). It is one of four basic categories of disruption of acidbase homeostasis. Lactic acidosis ...

Google previewKochars Clinical Medicine for Students (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Respiratory alkalosis is a medical condition in which increased respiration ( hyperventilation) elevates the blood pH (a condition generally called alkalosis). It is one of four basic...

Terminology •Alkalosis refers to a high pH in tissue.• Alkalemia ...

Google previewFluid, Electrolyte and Acid-Base Physiology E-Book (2016)

A Problem-Based Approach by Kamel S. Kamel, Mitchell L. Halperin

Metabolic alkalosis is a process that leads to a rise in the PHCO3 and the arterial blood pH. The following principles are fundamental to understanding why metabolic alkalosis develops and how it is maintained: 1. The concentration of HCO3 ...

Google previewPathophysiology, The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Alkalosis refers to a condition reducing hydrogen ion concentration of arterial blood plasma (alkalemia). Generally, alkalosis is said to occur when pH of the blood exceeds 7.45. The opposite condition is acidosis (when pH falls below 7.35).

Google previewAnatomy and Physiology, The Unity of Form and Function (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of tissue is elevated beyond the normal range (7.357.45). This is the result of decreased...

Terminology •Alkalosis refers to a high pH in tissue.•Alkalemia refers to a high pH in the ...

Google previewParamedics (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alkalosis refers to a condition reducing hydrogen ion concentration of arterial blood plasma (alkalemia). Generally, alkalosis is said to occur when pH of the blood exceeds 7.45. The opposite condition is acidosis (when pH falls below 7.35).

Google previewClinical Biochemistry (2014)

Metabolic and Clinical Aspects by William J. Marshall, Márta Lapsley, Andrew Day, Ruth Ayling

Respiratory alkalosis is a consequence of the rate of excretion of carbon dioxide exceeding the rate of production, leading to a decrease in PCO2. This is usually due to stimulation of the respiratory centre: the stimulus may be toxic, reflex, ...

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

Respiratory alkalosis is a common occurrence during mechanical ventilation.

Thus, chronic respiratory alkalosis is an expected feature of pregnancy.

Google previewMedical Biochemistry E-Book (2014)

by John Baynes, Marek H. Dominiczak

Alkalosis is the process that decreases the amount of hydrogen ion. respiratory acidosis, metabolic acidosis, respiratory alkalosis, and metabolic alkalosis (Fig. 25.3). However, mixed disorders can also develop; we consider them later.

Google previewParamedic Care Principles and Practices (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alkalosis: Alkalosis refers to a condition reducing hydrogen ion concentration of arterial blood plasma (alkalemia). Generally,alkalosis is said tooccur when pH ofthe ...

Google previewHuman Body in Health and Disease (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Metabolic alkalosis is a metabolic condition in which the pH of the blood is elevated beyond the normal range. This is usually the result of decreased hydrogen ion concentration, leading to increased bicarbonate, or alternatively a direct result ...

Google previewHypertension, Fluid-Electrolytes, and Tubulopathies in Pediatric Nephrology (2012)

Proceedings of Pediatric Nephrology Seminar VIII, held at Bal Harbour, Florida, January 25–29, 1981 by J. Strauss

METABOLIC ALKALOSIS OF INFANCY Alan B. Gruskin, M.D., Martin S. Polinsky, M.D., H. Jorge Baluarte, M.D., James W. Prebis, M.D. and Howard W. Rosenblum , M.D. Metabolic alkalosis is a subject which tends to be under-emphasized in ...

Google previewOxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology Volume 2 (2005)

by Alex M. Davison

This chapter concerns renal tubular disorders in which hypokalaemia associated with metabolic alkalosis is a prominent feature, such as in Bartter's syndrome (BS ) and Gitelman's syndrome (GS), and in pseudoaldosteronism.

Google previewMedical-Surgical Nursing, Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, Single Volume (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alkalosis refers to a condition reducing hydrogen ion concentration of arterial blood plasma (alkalemia). Generally, alkalosis is said to occur when pH of the blood exceeds 7.45. The opposite condition is acidosis (when pH falls below 7.35).

Google previewFundamentals of Human Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Alkalosis refers to a condition reducing hydrogen ion concentration of arterial blood plasma (alkalemia). Generally, alkalosis is said to occur when pH of the blood exceeds 7.45. The opposite condition is acidosis. Lactic acid is a chemical ...

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