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: buffered so that there is no change in the pH of the blood
compensated acidosis compensated alkalosis
— compare uncompensated
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Nglish: Translation of compensated for Spanish speakers
Britannica English: Translation of compensated for Arabic speakers
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the setting in which something occurs
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