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acid-base balance

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.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
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Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • acid base equilibrium
  • acid-base equilibrium
  • acid base balance
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/2710
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