partial volume

n.

The actual volume occupied by one species of molecule or particle in a solution.

Nearby words

  1. progametangium,
  2. progamete,
  3. progastrin,
  4. progenitive,
  5. progenitor,
  6. progeny,
  7. progeria,
  8. progeroid,
  9. progestational,
  10. progesterone


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