Medical Definition of Oxygen consumption

1. The rate at which oxygen is used by a tissue; microliters of oxygen stpd used per milligram of tissue per hour; the rate at which oxygen enters the blood from alveolar gas, equal in the steady state to the consumption of oxygen by tissue metabolism throughout the body. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxygen Consumption

oxygen
oxygen-15
oxygen-16
oxygen-17
oxygen-18
oxygen acid
oxygen affinity anoxia
oxygen affinity hypoxia
oxygen bar
oxygen bars
oxygen bottle
oxygen bottles
oxygen burning
oxygen capacity
oxygen compounds
oxygen consumption (current term)
oxygen cylinder
oxygen cylinders
oxygen debt
oxygen deficit
oxygen demand
oxygen dependent killing
oxygen depletion
oxygen deprivation theory of narcosis
oxygen derived free radicals
oxygen difluoride
oxygen effect
oxygen electrode
oxygen fluoride
oxygen gas

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