from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The administration of a higher than usual concentration of oxygen, usually in combination with another procedure
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being hyperoxygenated.
Hyperbaric hyperoxygenation (HBO) allowed us to prevent hemoglobin deoxygenation, as the oxygen that was physically dissolved in the tissue was sufficient to support oxidative metabolism.
The mere fact that with a comparatively small hyperoxygenation of our blood we can hold out against it is surely a proof in itself that no very great change would be needed to enable animal life to endure it. "
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