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oximeter

[ok-sim-i-ter] /ɒkˈsɪm ɪ tər/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
an instrument for measuring the oxygen saturation of the hemoglobin in a sample of blood.
Origin of oximeter
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45; ox- + -i- + -meter
Related forms
oximetric
[ok-si-me-trik] /ˌɒk sɪˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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oximeter in Medicine

oximeter ox·im·e·ter (ŏk-sĭm'ĭ-tər)
n.
A device for measuring the oxygen saturation of arterial blood.

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