- to convert (venous blood) into arterial blood by the action of oxygen in the lungs.
Also especially British, ar·te·ri·al·ise.
Origin of arterialize
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- to change (venous blood) into arterial blood by replenishing the depleted oxygen
- to vascularize (tissues)
- to provide with arteries
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