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Electrolytes

Substances whose molecules dissociate, or split into ions, when placed in water. (Ions are electrically charged particles).

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Cations

Positively charged ions.

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Anions

Negatively charged ions.

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Unit commonly used to measure electrolytes

Milliequivalent (mEq)

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Bicarbonate (HCO3-)

22- 26 mEq/L

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Chloride (Cl-)

96- 106 mEq/L

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Phosphate (PO4)3-)

2.4- 4.4 mEq/L

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Potassium (K+)

3.5- 5.0 mEq/L

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Magnesium (Mg2+)

1.5- 2.5 mEq/L

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Sodium (Na+)

135- 145 mEq/L

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Calcium (Ca2+)

8.6- 10.2 mEq/L)