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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: as′i-dē′mē-ă

Definition: An increase in the H-ion concentration of the blood or a fall below normal in pH. Individual types of acidemia are listed by specific name, isovalericacidemia, aminoacidemia.

[acid + G. haima, blood]

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