respiratory alkalosis

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respiratory alkalosis

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Noun1.respiratory alkalosis - alkalosis resulting from increased gas exchange in the lungs (as in hyperventilation associated with extreme anxiety or aspirin intoxication or metabolic acidosis)
alkalosis - abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
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