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Excessive accumulation of acids in body fluids. 22, 198
acidosis
Excessive accumulation of bases in body fluids. 22
alkalosis
Abnormally low amount of red blood cells or hemoglobin, due to a lack of iron in the diet. 18, 210
iron deficiency anemia
After a meal, the liver stores glucose as glycogen;between meals, the liver releases glucose so that the blood glucose level is always 0.1%. If the blood contains more glucose, it spills over into the urine, signaling that the condition ________ exists.
diabetes
Inability to remove cholesterol from the bloodsgream;predisposes individual to heart attack. 25
familial hypercholesterolemia
Elevated blood pressure, particularly the diastolic pressure. 18, 246
hypertension