acid-base balance

acid–base balance

noun \ˌas-əd-ˌbās-\


: the state of equilibrium between proton donors and proton acceptors in the buffering system of the blood that is maintained at approximately pH 7.35 to 7.45 under normal conditions in arterial blood

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