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Descriptor English: Acid-Base Equilibrium
Descriptor Spanish: Equilibrio Ácido-Base
Descriptor Portuguese: Equilíbrio Ácido-Base
Descriptor French: Équilibre acido-basique
Entry term(s): Acid Base Balance
Acid Base Equilibrium
Acid-Base Balance
Anion Gap
Anion Gaps
Balance, Acid-Base
Equilibrium, Acid-Base
Gap, Anion
Gaps, Anion
Tree number(s): G02.111.007
G02.300.176
G03.030
G07.410.110
G09.188.050
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000136
Scope note: The balance between acids and bases in the BODY FLUIDS. The pH (HYDROGEN-ION CONCENTRATION) of the arterial BLOOD provides an index for the total body acid-base balance.
Annotation: consider also ACID-BASE IMBALANCE
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Related: Acidosis MeSH
Alkalosis MeSH
Buffers MeSH
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration MeSH
DeCS ID: 143
Unique ID: D000136
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/02
Acid-Base Equilibrium - Preferred
Concept UI M0000210
Scope note The balance between acids and bases in the BODY FLUIDS. The pH (HYDROGEN-ION CONCENTRATION) of the arterial BLOOD provides an index for the total body acid-base balance.
Preferred term Acid-Base Equilibrium
Entry term(s) Acid Base Balance
Acid Base Equilibrium
Acid-Base Balance
Balance, Acid-Base
Equilibrium, Acid-Base
Anion Gap - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0000211
Preferred term Anion Gap
Entry term(s) Anion Gaps
Gap, Anion
Gaps, Anion



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