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The pH of fresh saliva is 8 and immediately it loses carbondioxide and pH becomes 6...
My question is that cabon dioxide is an acid so when the carbondioxide is lost how pH becomes 6?
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it's a pH buffer meaning there's other stuff in saliva
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