Oxygenation



[ok-si-juh-neyt] /ˈɒk sɪ dʒəˌneɪt/

verb (used with object), oxygenated, oxygenating.
1.
to treat, combine, or enrich with :
to oxygenate the blood.
/ˈɒksɪdʒɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
to enrich or be enriched with oxygen: to oxygenate blood

oxygenation ox·y·gen·a·tion (ŏk’sĭ-jə-nā’shən)
n.
The addition of oxygen to a chemical substance or physical system.

oxygenate ox·y·gen·ate (ŏk’sĭ-jə-nāt’) or ox·y·gen·ize (-jə-nīz’)
v. ox·y·gen·at·ed or ox·y·gen·ized, ox·y·gen·at·ing or ox·y·gen·iz·ing, ox·y·gen·ates or ox·y·gen·iz·es
To treat, combine, or infuse with oxygen.
oxygenate
(ŏk’sĭ-jə-nāt’)
To combine or mix with oxygen, as in a physical, chemical, or biological system. Blood is oxygenated in the lungs.

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