acid-base balance


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acid-base balance

[′as·əd ′bās ′bal·əns]
(physiology)
Physiologically maintained equilibrium of acids and bases in the body.
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High chronic ambient temperature stress effects on broiler acid-base balance and their response to supplemental ammonium chloride, potassium chloride, and potassium carbonate.
The acid-base balance was determined using Davenport's diagram (9).
During exsanguination imbalances existed in gas exchange, acid-base balance and energy and mineral balance.
The pH of our urine varies widely, as our urinary tract is on the front line of keeping our bodies in acid-base balance.
Assessing acid-base balance can be an important tool in the diagnostic evaluation and therapeutic intervention of critically ill falcons.
The acid-alkaline regulation systems are interrelated and work together to prevent acute or chronic changes in the body's acid-base balance.
lactate, urates, keto acids and others, enabling the preservation of complex and efficient cell functions related to acid-base balance (12-14,17).
Sodium, which is present in salt, is necessary to maintain plasma volume, acid-base balance, the transmission of nerve impulses, and normal cell function.
Arterial blood gases (ABGs) provide an objective measure of acid-base balance, oxygenation, and ventilation while determining the level of compensatory mechanisms (Burton, 2009).
An adequate nutritional intake and an optimal dietary acid-base balance are important elements of any strategy to preserve muscle mass and strength during aging.