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Lactic acidosis

Lactic acidosis

(Science: biochemistry, physiology) acidosis caused by accumulation of lactic acid more rapidly than it can be metabolised.

It may occur spontaneously or in association with diseases such as diabetes mellitus, leukaemia, or liver failure.

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dangers of acidosis and alkalosis in the blood

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