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acidosis  n.  
Abnormally high acidity of the blood and other body fluids.

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"Acidosis" Quotes from Famous Books

... significant of these is the necessity for taking account of the nature of the ash left by a foodstuff in the body. There are basic or alkali-ash foods and acid-ash foods. Foods of the latter class when freely used cause acidosis. Meats are high up in the list of acid-ash foods. It is for this reason that such animals as the lion and flesh-eating men have little endurance. The American team made a poor showing at the last International ...
— Northern Nut Growers Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-First Annual Meeting • Northern Nut Growers Association

Words linked to "Acidosis" :   metabolic acidosis, diabetic acidosis, carbon dioxide acidosis, acidotic, respiratory acidosis, starvation acidosis, pathology

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