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hyperoxygenation

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being hyperoxygenated.

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  • noun medicine The administration of a higher than usual concentration of oxygen, usually in combination with another procedure

Etymologies

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hyper- +‎ oxygenation

Examples

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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. "

    The Poison Belt: Being an Account of Another Amazing Adventure of Professor Challenger

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