Acidosis

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Term Acidosis
Description A pathologic condition resulting from accumulation of acid or depletion of the alkaline reserve (bicarbonate) content of the blood and body tissues, and characterized by an increase in hydrogen ion concentration (decrease in pH).
Definition Acidosis

A pathologic condition resulting from accumulation of acid or depletion of the alkaline reserve (bicarbonate) content of the blood and body tissues, and characterized by an increase in hydrogen ion concentration (decrease in pH). 

References 1. NCBI, MeSH http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=search&db=mesh&term=Acidosis

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