Acidosis vs Acidic - What's the difference?

acidosis | acidic |


As a noun acidosis

is (pathology) an abnormally increased acidity of the blood.

As an adjective acidic is

(chemistry) having a ph less than 7, or being sour, or having the strength to neutralize alkalis, or turning a litmus paper red.

acidosis

Noun

(acidoses)
  • (pathology) An abnormally increased acidity of the blood.
  • acidic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (chemistry) Having a pH less than 7, or being sour, or having the strength to neutralize alkalis, or turning a litmus paper red.
  • (mineralogy) Containing a high percentage of silica; opposed to basic.
  • Of or relating to acid; having the character of an acid.
  • an acidic solution

    Synonyms

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    Antonyms

    * basic

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