from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Abnormally high alkalinity of the blood and body fluids.
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- n. An abnormally increased alkalinity in the blood.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. abnormally high alkalinity in the blood and other body fluids.
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- n. abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
alkal(i) + -osis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)