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Clinical Correlates of pH Levels
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Problem 6: Compensation for chronic metabolic alkalosis

For chronic metabolic alkalosis, effective compensation by the body involves:

A. expelling H+ in the kidney.
B. retaining CO2 in the lung.
C. expelling HCO3- in the kidney.
D. retention of NH4+Cl- in the kidney.
E. expelling OH- in the kidney.

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