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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Abnormal acidity of the blood.

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  • n. Alternative form of acidaemia.

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  • n. a blood disorder characterized by an increased concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which falls below 7 on the pH scale)

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Examples

  • Organic acidopathies (propionic acidemia, methylmalonic acidemia, biotinidase deficiency, phenylketonuria (PKU) and other disorders)

    Biochemical Genetics-Metabolic Disease

  • His diagnosis: a rare but treatable disease called isovaleric acidemia (IVA), marked by the body's inability to metabolize an amino acid found in dietary protein.

    Peering Into the Future

  • Autumn was born with a rare metabolic disorder called Argininosuccinic acidemia, and lived with the disease, which causes a toxic buildup of ammonia in the blood, for 22 months before it was detected by doctors at UCLA.

    The Seattle Times

  • Michael's parents discovered that he suffered from glutaric acidemia 1, an enzyme deficiency disorder, when he was 11 months old.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • In June, Scott the health scare they suffered last fall when daughter Bailey DeLuca received a positive result for a potentially deadly metabolic disorder known as glutaric acidemia type 1 (

    Celebrity Baby Blog

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