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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25,26) Most of what we eat now is acidic in nature and consequently changes the acid-base balance toward metabolic acidosis.
1984) Acid-base balance during repeated bouts of exercise: Influence of HC[O.
Finally, acid-base balance disturbances could have contributed to the observed discrepancies, since metabolic acidosis (seen in some hyperparathyroid patients) tend to decrease SAG values, while metabolic alkalosis (seen in some cancer patients) have the opposite effect.
The fermentation of fiber in the colon may alter the acid-base balance, preventing bile acids from causing harm, he said.
The contract is the supply of reagents with the lease of three analyzers for testing acid-base balance, electrolytes and metabolites.
The objectives of this study were to determine the interaction effects of prepartum and postpartum diets with different levels of DCAD on plasma and urine concentration of mineral elements, acid-base balance, calcium homeostasis, DMI, milk production and health status in dairy cows.
This limited the quantitative acid-base balance analysis possible with the Stewart approach (10), because of the relatively large effects of unmeasured ions from the CPB prime solutions.
Additionally, this section focuses on different nutrient metabolisms and the role of water, electrolytes and the acid-base balance.
Acid-base balance of diets which produce immunity to dental caries among the South Sea islanders and other primitive races.
Electrolytes (Cl, K & Na) for cardiac and muscle contractility, nerve conductivity, fluid and nutrient exchange, and acid-base balance.
Relman began his research career in nephrology and electrolyte and acid-base balance while at Yale; over a period of nearly 30 years he published numerous original research and clinical studies as well as textbook chapters and monographs on these subjects.
Functional articles address the traditional aspects of fish physiology that are common to all areas of vertebrate physiology including: Reproduction, Respiration, Neural (Sensory, Central, Effector), Endocrinology, Renal, Cardiovascular, Acid-base Balance, Osmoregulation, Ionoregulation, Digestion, Metabolism, Locomotion, and so on.