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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.

tide

(tīd),
An alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or a decrease.
[A.S. tīd, time]

tide

(tīd) a physiological variation or increase of a certain constituent in body fluids.
acid tide  temporary increase in the acidity of the urine which sometimes follows fasting.
alkaline tide  temporary increase in the alkalinity of the urine during gastric digestion.
fat tide  the increase of fat in the lymph and blood after a meal.

tide

Etymology: AS, tid
a variation, increase, or decrease, in the concentration of a particular component of body fluids, such as acid tide, fat tide. tidal, adj.

tide

(tīd)
An alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or decrease.
[M.E., fr. O.E. tīd]

tide

(tīd)
Alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or a decrease.
[M.E., fr. O.E. tīd]

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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