Definitions for "Metabolic acidosis"
Keywords:  bicarbonate, hco, acidosis, renal, meq
acidosis and bicarbonate concentration in the body fluids resulting either from the accumulation of acids or the abnormal loss of bases from the body (as in diarrhea or renal disease)
low blood pH associated with a metabolic disturbance in the production of bicarbonate.
A condition in which the blood is too acidic. It may be caused by severe illness or sepsis (bacteria in the bloodstream).