compensated metabolic alkalosis

com·pen·sat·ed met·a·bol·ic al·ka·lo·sis

retention of acid, primarily carbon dioxide by the lung and acid ions by the renal tubules, to reduce the effect on blood pH of excess alkali produced by ingestion or metabolism of alkali-producing substances.

com·pen·sat·ed met·a·bol·ic al·ka·lo·sis

(kompĕn-sā-tĕd metă-bolik alkă-lōsis)
Retention of acid, primarily carbon dioxide by lung and acid ions by the renal tubules, to reduce the effect on blood pH of excess alkali produced by ingestion or metabolism of alkali-producing substances.