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Alkalosis means an increase in the alkalinity (see ALKALI) of the blood, or, more accurately, a decrease in the concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood. It occurs, for example, in patients who have had large doses of alkalis for the treatment of gastric ulcer. (See ACID BASE BALANCE; ACIDOSIS.)

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