renal tubular acidosis


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renal tubular acidosis

[′rēn·əl ′tüb·yə·lər ‚as·ə′dō·səs]
(medicine)
Defective hydrogen-ion excretion in the renal tubules, resulting in hyperchloremic acidosis and inadequate acidification of the urine.
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sup][2] Functional renal conditions, such as nephrotic syndrome, hematuria, or proximal and distal renal tubular acidosis, can also exist.