- SYN: lactic acidemia.
* * *lact·aci·de·mia or chiefly Brit lact·aci·dae·mia .lakt-.as-ə-'dē-mē-ə n the presence of excess lactic acid in the blood called also lacticemia
* * *lac·tac·id·emia (lak-tas″ĭ-deґme-ə) excess of lactic acid in the blood; moderate elevations occur during heavy exercise, and severe elevations (lactic acidosis) can occur in diabetes mellitus and in genetic deficiencies of enzymes involved in gluconeogenesis. Called also lacticacidemia.
Medical dictionary. 2011.