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Lesson 7.4 1- The renal system aids in acid/base balance by: - influencing the amount of bicarbonate absorption into the blood. 2- An increase in blood carbon dioxide levels is followed by a (an) increase in H+ and a 3- What buffer system is not used by the body to resist change in the pH of a solution? 4- Inhibiting the actions of carbonic anhydrase would impair the ability of the 5- High levels of bicarbonate ions in the urine indicate: a low level of H+ secretion into the urine. 6- Respiratory alkalosis is caused by hyperventilation and can be compensated for by the production of a more basic urine. 7- Acetazolamide is a diuretic that blocks the activity of the enzyme carbonic anhydrase inside kidney tubule cells. This blockage prevents the formation of carbonic acid from carbon dioxide and water.

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