from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An abnormal increase in the acidity of the body's fluids, caused either by accumulation of acids or by depletion of bicarbonates.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An abnormally increased acidity of the blood.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. abnormally high acidity of the blood and other body fluids.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Poisoning by certain acids, such as uric acid or the fatty acids, formed within the body under various morbid conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, or fever. Also called acid intoxication.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
From acid + -osis (Wiktionary)