compensated alkalosis


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com·pen·sat·ed al·ka·lo·sis

alkalosis in which there is a change in bicarbonate but the pH of body fluids approaches normal; respiratory alkalosis may be compensated by increased production of metabolic acids or increased renal excretion of bicarbonate; metabolic alkalosis is rarely compensated by hypoventilation.

com·pen·sat·ed al·ka·lo·sis

(kom'pĕn-sāt-ĕd al'kă-lō'sis)
Disorder in which there is a change in bicarbonate but the pH of body fluids approaches normal; respiratory alkalosis may be compensated by increased production of metabolic acids or increased renal excretion of bicarbonate; metabolic alkalosis is rarely compensated by hypoventilation.

com·pen·sat·ed al·ka·lo·sis

(kom'pĕn-sāt-ĕd al'kă-lō'sis)
Disorder in which there is a change in bicarbonate but the pH of body fluids approaches normal.