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1. Bone serves as a mineral reserve for which two ions?
 
 
 
 

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2. Electrolytes are lost mostly through ________.
 
 
 
 

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3. The major cation in extracellular fluid is ________.
 
 
 
 

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4. The major cation in intracellular fluid is ________.
 
 
 
 

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5. The major anion in extracellular fluid is ________.
 
 
 
 

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6. Most of the body’s calcium is found in ________.
 
 
 
 

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7. Abnormally increased blood levels of sodium are termed ________.
 
 
 
 

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8. The ion with the lowest blood level is ________.
 
 
 
 

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9. Which two ions are most affected by aldosterone?
 
 
 
 

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10. Critical Thinking: Explain how the CO2 generated by cells and exhaled in the lungs is carried as bicarbonate in the blood.

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11. Critical Thinking: How can one have an imbalance in a substance, but not actually have elevated or deficient levels of that substance in the body?

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