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acid-base balance
Subject Category
L Animal Science and Animal Products
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
The balance between acids and bases in the body fluids. The pH (hydrogen-ion concentration) of the arterial blood provides an index for the total body acid-base balance.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2012
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/2710.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/2710
Used For
acid-base equilibrium
acid base balance
acid base equilibrium
Broader Term
blood pH
Related Term
acidosis
alkalosis
inherited metabolic diseases
pH stability
Spanish
balance ácido-base
Term Number
2710