nonvolatile acid

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nonvolatile acid

An acid, such as lactic acid or sulfuric acid, that accumulates in the body as a result of digestion, disease, or metabolism. It cannot be excreted from the body by ventilation but must be excreted by organs other than the lungs, e.g., by acidification of the urine.
See also: acid
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There was an associated metabolic acid base disturbance as detected by the ammonium chloride challenge test.
Cancer cells break down sugars and produce the metabolic acid lactate at a much higher rate than normal cells.
Glucaric acid is the most common metabolic acid produced by the body after stomach acid," Hine notes.
GranuFlo is used to provide bicarbonate concentrate in carefully controlled doses during dialysis to neutralize metabolic acid.
Realizing that an increase in metabolic activity produces metabolic acid byproducts, such as lactic acid and dissolved carbon dioxide, Watson began using this slight acidity trend to diagnose a fast-oxidizing patient.
The presence of acid in the plasma will decrease its pH, so metabolic acids must be efficiently buffered and excreted.
An overabundance of protein also causes a build-up of metabolic acids in the body, which can interfere with healing and cause calcium to leach from the bones.
Limitating the intake of animal protein cuts secretion of urate and metabolic acids.
The reason for limiting intake of animal protein is to reduce the secretion of urate and of metabolic acids.