Definition of Oxygenation

1. Noun. The process of providing or combining or treating with oxygen. "The oxygenation of the blood"

Generic synonyms: Action, Activity, Natural Action, Natural Process
Derivative terms: Oxygenate

Definition of Oxygenation

1. n. The act or process of combining or of treating with oxygen; oxidation.

Definition of Oxygenation

1. Noun. the process of reacting or treating something with oxygen ¹

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Definition of Oxygenation

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Medical Definition of Oxygenation

1. The process of supplying, treating or mixing with oxygen. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxygenation

oxygen radical
oxygen radioisotopes
oxygen stone
oxygen tank
oxygen tent
oxygen therapy
oxygen toxicity
oxygen utilization coefficient
oxygenated haemoglobin
oxygenation (current term)
oxygenic photosynthesis

Literary usage of Oxygenation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1862)
"... On the process of oxygenation in Animal Bodies. By Dr. BW RICHARDSON. ... to a greater absorption of the gas, sets up an increased oxygenation in the ..."

2. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1869)
"... but to an altered condition of the blood and the suspension of oxygenation, we must apply the same principle to all diffusible stimulants. ..."

3. Diseases of the Digestiev Organs by Owen Abraham Palmer (1907)
"oxygenation AND NUTRITION. In oxygenation we have one of the most important ... The act of oxygenation is as necessary as any other natural function for the ..."

4. Conversations on Chemistry: In which the Elements of that Science are by Marcet (Jane Haldimand), John Lee Comstock (1822)
"... the oxalic itself is not susceptible of a further degree of oxygenation ; nor can it be made, by any chemical processes, to return to a state of lower ..."

5. First Steps in Scientific Knowledge: Complete in Seven Parts by Paul Bert (1887)
"oxygenation. 86. I have already told you that, after having been reduced to a liquid state, the nutritive matter passes into the blood by a very curious ..."

6. Cooley's Cyclopædia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the by Arnold James Cooley (1892)
"... oxygenation—OXYHYDROGEN BLOWPIPE less accurate than the others, has the advantage of extreme simplicity. Uses. Oxygen has been employed to increase the ..."

7. Sketches of the Philosophy of Life by Thomas Charles Morgan (1819)
"... aliment—Quantity of nourishment necessary to health—Affections of the atmosphere. oxygenation—Barometrical condition ..."

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