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Which of the following is NOT one of the body's physiological chemical buffering systems?
The formation of carbonic acid from water and carbon dioxide is catalyzed by _______.
The kidneys compensate for respiratory alkalosis by _______.
conserving H+ and excreting bicarbonate ion
When the partial pressure of carbon dioxide was decreased, what changes occurred in the urine?
H+ in the urine decreased and bicarbonate ion increased in the urine.
Which of the following have the same effect on plasma pH?
reabsorption of bicarbonate and excretion of H+
The movement of fluid and solutes from the peritubular capillary to the renal tubule is referred to as _______.
Compensation of metabolic alkalosis includes which of the following?
excreting bicarbonate ion in the renal system and retaining carbon dioxide through the respiratory system
Which of the following occurred when the metabolic rate was set to 20 kcal/hr?
metabolic alkalosis and hypoventilation
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