alkalemia


alkalemia
A decrease in H-ion concentration of the blood or a rise in pH. [alkali + G. haima, blood]

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al·ka·le·mia or chiefly Brit al·ka·lae·mia .al-kə-'lē-mē-ə n a condition in which the hydrogen ion concentration in the blood is decreased

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al·ka·le·mia (al″kə-leґme-ə) [alkali + -emia] increased pH or decreased hydrogen ion concentration of the blood.

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