- a gas, as oxygen or carbon dioxide, that is dissolved in plasma.
- a test to determine the pH and concentration of blood gases.
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- Any of the gases that become dissolved in blood plasma, including oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide.
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- Any of the dissolved gases in blood plasma, especially oxygen and carbon dioxide.
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