HyperDic: acid-base_balance

English > 1 sense of the expression acid-base balance:
NOUNprocessacid-base balance, acid-base equilibrium(physiology) the normal equilibrium between acids and alkalis in the body
English > acid-base balance: 1 sense > noun 1, process
Meaning(physiology) the normal equilibrium between acids and alkalis in the body.
Example"with a normal acid-base balance in the body the blood is slightly alkaline"
Synonymacid-base equilibrium
CategoryphysiologyThe branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
Broaderchemical equilibrium, equilibriumA chemical reaction and its reverse proceed at equal rates

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