hamburger's law

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Hamburger's law Ham·bur·ger's law (hām'bûr'gərz, häm'bur'-)
The priniciple that, under acidic conditions, albumins and phosphates in the blood pass from red blood cells to serum and chlorides pass from serum to red blood cells while, under basic conditions, the reverse occurs.

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