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Medical Term:

Henry law

Pronunciation: hen're

Definition: at equilibrium, at a given temperature, the amount of gas dissolved in a given volume of liquid is directly proportional to the partial pressure of that gas in the gas phase (this is only true for gases that do not react chemically with the solvent).

[William Henry]

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