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partial pressure

n.
The pressure that one component of a mixture of gases would exert if it were alone in a container.

partial pressure

n
(General Physics) the pressure that a gas, in a mixture of gases, would exert if it alone occupied the whole volume occupied by the mixture

par′tial pres′sure



n.
the pressure that a gas in a mixture of gases would exert if it occupied the same volume as the mixture at the same temperature.
[1855–60]
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The globin proteins retain their specific function in oxygen transport and storage to aid physiological division of labor during developmental stages of larger vertebrates.
Iron aids in oxygen transport to ensure your red blood cells can carry enough of it to nourish tissues throughout your body.
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This damage may disrupt oxygen transport to the foetus, which can restrict its growth and lead to stillbirth, among other conditions.
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However, H2S's spontaneous dissociation from the mitochondrial cytochrome complex IV is fast enough to allow many patients to survive after brief exposure.4 H2S inhibits mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase that paralyzes the electron transport system, prevents oxygen cellular utilization and interferes with oxygen transport system by binding with haemoglobin.4 These mechanisms cause anaerobic metabolism and lactate accumulation.
Regenacy's programs selectively inhibit histone deacetylase 6 (HDAC6) to restore normal intracellular protein and organelle transport in diabetic and other peripheral neuropathies and in ciliopathic/polycystic diseases, and selectively inhibit HDACs 1 and 2 to restore oxygen transport in orphan blood disorders such as sickle cell disease and beta-thalassemia, regenerate normal cognitive function in patients with psychiatric disorders, and restore normal bone marrow function through differentiation of acute myeloid leukemia cells.
Physicians learn something about oxygen transport in physiology class and have been using oxygen with patients since the earliest days of their clinical rotations.