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oncotic pressure

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine

in A Dictionary of Biology

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199204625
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726507
oncotic pressure

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The part of the osmotic pressure produced by colloids (i.e. proteins and other large molecules) present within the blood vascular

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Subjects: Biological Sciences

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