Adjective "acidotic" definition and examples

(Acidotic may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˌasɪˈdɒtɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Patients with severe falciparum malaria are acidotic and compensate by hyperventilation.'
  2. 'At age 26 months he was referred to the department of gastroenterology, and by then was severely malnourished, hypokalaemic, and acidotic.'

More definitions

1. a blood condition in which the bicarbonate concentration is below normal.

More examples(as adjective)

"patients can be acidotic on admissions."

"patients can be acidotic."

"people can be acidotic."

"admissions can be acidotic."

Origin

(acidosis)