NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,791 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- metabolic acidosis
- listen (MEH-tuh-BAH-lik A-sih-DOH-sis)
- A condition in which the blood is too acidic. It may be caused by severe illness or sepsis (bacteria in the bloodstream).