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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tide

(tīd),
An alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or a decrease.
[A.S. tīd, time]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

tide

(tīd)
An alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or decrease.
[M.E., fr. O.E. tīd]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tide

(tīd)
Alternate rise and fall, ebb and flow, or an increase or a decrease.
[M.E., fr. O.E. tīd]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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