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pH below 7.40, kidneys will ______ HCO3-pH above 7.40, kidneys will ______ HCO3-
A. Retain, excrete
B. pH has no effect on kidneys and HCO3-
C. Excrete, retain
D. Kidneys always retain HCO3- since it s a critical component of the buffering system
This question is part of Pulmonary - acidosis/alkalosis