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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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Bucks -- Snipes Farm and Education Center, $50,000, for approximately 2 acres of multi-functional riparian forest buffers along waterways in the Central Delaware River watershed, Bucks County.
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