blood gas


noun

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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Medical definitions for blood gas

blood gas

n.

Any of the gases that become dissolved in blood plasma, including oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide.
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Scientific definitions for blood gas

blood gas

Any of the dissolved gases in blood plasma, especially oxygen and carbon dioxide.
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