acid-base regulation

ac·id-base reg·u·la·tion

(as'id-bās reg-yū-lā'shŭn)
The pH of body fluids ranges from a low of 1.0 to a high of 7.45. Regulation is by chemical buffers (bicarbonate, phosphate, protein) and pulmonary excretion or retention of CO2.
The pH of body fluids ranges from a low of 1.0 to a high of 7.45. Regulation is by chemical buffers (bicarbonate, phosphate, protein) and pulmonary excretion or retention of CO2.
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