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).

Current as of: May 12, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Ken Y. Yoneda, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine