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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [as-i-doh-sis]
    • /ˌæs ɪˈdoʊ sɪs/
    • /ˌæ.səˈdo.səs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [as-i-doh-sis]
    • /ˌæs ɪˈdoʊ sɪs/

Definitions of acidosis word

  • noun acidosis a condition characterized by an abnormal increase in the acidity of the blood and extracellular fluids 3
  • noun acidosis an abnormal condition in the body, often due to faulty metabolism in which excessive acid, or a loss of alkali, lowers the pH of the blood and tissue 3
  • noun acidosis a blood condition in which the bicarbonate concentration is below normal. 1
  • noun acidosis An excessively acid condition of the body fluids or tissues. 1
  • noun acidosis excessive acid in the blood 1
  • noun acidosis (pathology) An abnormally increased acidity of the blood. 0

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Origin of acidosis

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
From New Latin, dating back to 1895-1900; See origin at acid, -osis

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Parts of speech for Acidosis


acidosis popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 80% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for acidosis

noun acidosis

  • heartburn — an uneasy burning sensation in the stomach, typically extending toward the esophagus, and sometimes associated with the eructation of an acid fluid.
  • nausea — sickness at the stomach, especially when accompanied by a loathing for food and an involuntary impulse to vomit.
  • pain — physical suffering or distress, as due to injury, illness, etc.
  • gas — GNU assembler
  • flatulence — generating gas in the alimentary canal, as food.

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