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In pharmacokinetics, a compartment is a defined volume of body fluids. It is distinguished from anatomic compartments, which are bounded by fasciae.
Additional recommended knowledge
There are five major body compartments:
The transcellular compartment includes fluids in the pleural cavity or peritoneal cavity.
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