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The bicarbonate-carbonic acid system constitutes the principal extracellular buffer. Increasing the bicarbonate concentration buffers excess hydrogen ion concentration, raises blood pH and reverses the clinical manifestations of acidosis.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/16/2008
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