Lactacid oxygen debt | definition of lactacid oxygen debt by Medical dictionary
lactacid oxygen debt
lact·ac·id ox·y·gen debt
that part of an oxygen debt represented by the production of lactic acid by anaerobic glycolysis during exercise and, therefore, by the need to eliminate it by oxidative metabolism during recovery.
lactacid oxygen debt component of oxygen debt required to eliminate lactic acid after intense exercise; constitutes the slow phase of return to resting condition.