metabolic acidosis


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n metabolic acidosis acidosis and bicarbonate concentration in the body fluids resulting either from the accumulation of acids or the abnormal loss of bases from the body (as in diarrhea or renal disease)
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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 .