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Partial Pressure

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).

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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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Last Updated: November 29, 2011
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