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In a normal person to help transport of O2 and CO2 properly, the blood is?

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Slightly acidic
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Slightly alkaline
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Strongly acidic
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Strongly alkaline
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Solution

The correct option is B Slightly alkaline
The blood is slightly alkaline having a pH between 7.35-7.45. this alkaline range of pH of the blood helps in maintenance of the physiological conditions of the body even when the amount of H+ ions in the blood increases. This acts as a sort of buffer for the body.
So, the correct answer is 'Slightly alkaline'.

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