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1. Abnormally high alkalinity of the blood and body tissues caused by an excess of bicarbonates, as from an increase in alkali intake, or by or a deficiency of acids other than carbonic acid, as from vomiting. Also called metabolic alkalosis.
2. Abnormally high alkalinity of the blood and body tissues caused by a deficiency of carbon dioxide due to hyperventilation. Also called respiratory alkalosis.

al′ka·lot′ic (-lŏt′ĭk) adj.
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characterized by alkalosis
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Adj.1.alkalotic - marked by alkalosis (or a tendency toward alkalosis)
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