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[L. fractio, act of breaking]
1. In biological chemistry, the separable part of a substance such as blood or plasma.
2. The ratio of a component to the total, e.g., the substance fraction of carboxyhemoglobin (relative to the total hemoglobin).
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Fraction." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757699/all/fraction.
Fraction. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757699/all/fraction. Accessed May 28, 2023.
Fraction. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757699/all/fraction
Fraction [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 28]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/757699/all/fraction.
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