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tide

 [tīd]
a physiologic variation or increase of a certain constituent in body fluids.
acid tide a temporary increase in the acidity of the urine that sometimes follows fasting.
alkaline tide a temporary increase in the alkalinity of the urine during gastric digestion.
fat tide the increase of a fat in the lymph and blood following a meal.

ac·id tide

a temporary increase in the acidity of the urine that occurs during fasting.
Synonym(s): acid wave
A prolonged fall in the pH of the blood and urine which occurs after a prolonged fast

ac·id tide

(as'id tīd)
A temporary increase in the acidity of the urine that occurs during fasting.
A temporary increase in the acidity of the urine that occurs during fasting.

tide

a physiological variation or increase of a certain constituent in body fluids.

acid tide
a temporary increase in the acidity of the urine that sometimes follows fasting.
fat tide
the increase of fat in the lymph and blood following a meal.
postprandial alkaline tide
the metabolic alkalosis that accompanies the active secretion of gastric acid following a meal.
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