Partial pressure is the pressure that one gas exerts in a mixture of gases or in a fluid. Partial pressure results are usually given in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg).
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Ken Y. Yoneda, MD - Pulmonology|
|Last Revised||November 29, 2011|
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