Medical Dictionary

oncotic pressure

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noun on·cot·ic pressure \(ˈ)äŋ-ˈkät-ik-, (ˈ)än-\

Medical Definition of oncotic pressure

  1. :  the pressure exerted by plasma proteins on the capillary wall


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