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buffers

Chemical substances in the blood, such as lactic acid or bicarbonate, which act to limit changes in the composition, especially the acidity, by binding hydrogen ions. Buffers are important in maintaining constancy when acids are added or removed.

buffers

OH- and HCO3- ions and plasma proteins that neutralize H+, and maintain blood pH at 7.4 (see acidosis; alkalosis)
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Streamside buffers offer multiple benefits, including filtering pollutants and cooling water, and providing habitat for pollinators and wildlife, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn said.
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