respiratory acidosis

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respiratory acidosis

n.
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Noun1.respiratory acidosis - acidosis resulting from reduced gas exchange in the lungs (as in emphysema or pneumonia); excess carbon dioxide combines with water to form carbonic acid which increases the acidity of the blood
acidosis - abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
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res·pi·ra·to·ry ac·i·do·sis

n. acidosis respiratoria, causada por retención de dióxido de carbono debido a hipoventilación.
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