<biochemistry, physiology> Acidosis caused by accumulation of lactic acid more rapidly than it can be metabolised.
It may occur spontaneously or in association with diseases such as diabetes mellitus, leukaemia, or liver failure.
(25 Jun 1999)
lactic acidemia, lactic acid fermentation, lactic acid level < Prev | Next >
lactic acid oxidative decarboxylase, lactic dehydrogenase
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