acidosis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n acidosis abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n acidosis Poisoning by certain acids, such as uric acid or the fatty acids, formed within the body under various morbid conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, or fever. Also called acid intoxication.
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Usage

In literature:

As the sarco-lactic acid liberated in the muscles is not oxygenated a condition of acidosis ensues.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Foods of the latter class when freely used cause acidosis.
"Northern Nut Growers Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-First Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
No symptoms of acidosis.
"The Starvation Treatment of Diabetes" by Lewis Webb Hill
The behavior of the fat in the body should be carefully watched and the amount reduced at the first evidence of acidosis.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
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In news:

Kussmaul's respirations were noted, and admission blood gases revealed metabolic acidosis (arterial pH of 7.24).
In clinicalexacerbations, laboratory findings can include methylmalonic acidemia andaciduria, ketonuria, ammonemia, and metabolic acidosis .
Don't turn hungry cattle out on cornstalks in drought-damaged fields or they could suffer from acute acidosis, says Ron Lemenager, Purdue University Extension animal scientist.
Acute acidosis is characterized by a sudden drop in rumen pH caused by rapid grain overload.
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In science:

Hauge, B.K. Siesjo, Enhancement of iron-catalyzed free radical formation by acidosis in brain homogenates: differences in effect by lactic acid and CO2, J.
Effects of pyruvate administration on infarct volume and neurological deficits following permanent focal cerebral ischemia in rats
Wieloch, Influence of acidosis on lipid peroxidation in brain tissues in vitro, J.
Effects of pyruvate administration on infarct volume and neurological deficits following permanent focal cerebral ischemia in rats
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