What is bicarbonate?

Bicarbonate is a compound containing the radical group HCO
tandard b. The portion of bicarbonate in plasma that is derived from nonrespiratory sources; it is the bicarbonate concentration in the plasma of a whole blood sample that has been equilibrated at a 37°C temperature with a carbon dioxide pressure of 40 mm of mercury. Metabolic alkalosis and acidosis are reflected in abnormally high or low levels, respectively.

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