slyke (sl),

A unit of buffer value, the slope of the acid-base titration curve of a solution; the millimoles of strong acid or base that must be added per unit of change in pH.
[D.D. Van Slyke, U.S. physician and chemist, 1883-1971]

Van Slyke,

Donald D., U.S. biochemist, 1883-1971.
slyke - a unit of buffer value, the slope of the acid-base titration curve of a solution.
Van Slyke apparatus - determines the amount of respiratory gases in the blood.
Van Slyke formula - the value obtained when the square root of the urine flow is multiplied by the urine urea concentration and divided by the whole blood urea concentration. Synonym(s): standard urea clearance
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