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Partial pressure

partial pressure The pressure exerted by a single component of a mixture of gases, commonly expressed in mm hg or torr; for... Read More

Respiration

Organization of the Respiratory System Each lung is composed of air sacs called alveoli - the sites of gas exchange with... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Plasmolysis

Plasmolysis is the shrinking of protoplasm away from the cell wall of a plant or bacterium. The protoplasmic shrinking is... Read More

Hypoxemia

Definition noun Abnormally low partial pressure of oxygen in arterial blood. Supplement Hypoxemia is different from hypoxia... Read More

Oxygen

Oxygen Definition In biochemistry, oxygen is the colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More

Tonicity

Definition noun (1) A property of a solution that depends on the osmotic force exerted across the membrane as influenced by... Read More

Milling

milling The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill; the process of fulling; the process of making a raised... Read More

Tension

tension 1. The act of stretching. 2. The condition of being stretched or strained, the degree to which anything is stretched... Read More

Relief

relief 1. The act of relieving, or the state of being relieved; the removal, or partial removal, of any evil, or of anything... Read More

Sorbitol

Definition noun plural: sorbitols sor·bi·tol, ˈsɔr bɪˌtɔl A sugar alcohol with a sweet taste, occurs naturally in... Read More