alkalemia

alkalemia
noun
a blood disorder characterized by a lower concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which rises above 7.45 on the pH scale)
Hypernyms: ↑blood disease, ↑blood disorder

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\\ˌalkəˈlēmēə\ noun (-s)
Etymology: New Latin, from Medieval Latin alkali + New Latin -emia
: a condition in which the hydrogen ion concentration in the blood is decreased

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/al'keuh lee"mee euh/, n. Pathol.
abnormal alkalinity of the blood.
[1920-25; ALKAL(I) + -EMIA]

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