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arterialize

[ ahr-teer-ee-uh-lahyz ]
/ 蓱r藞t瑟蓹r i 蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), ar路te路ri路al路ized, ar路te路ri路al路iz路ing.Physiology.
to convert (venous blood) into arterial blood by the action of oxygen in the lungs.
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Also especially British, ar路te路ri路al路ise .

Origin of arterialize

First recorded in 1825鈥35; arterial + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM arterialize

ar路te路ri路al路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for arterialize

arterialize

arterialise

/ (蓱藧藞t瑟蓹r瑟蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb (tr)
to change (venous blood) into arterial blood by replenishing the depleted oxygen
to vascularize (tissues)
to provide with arteries

Derived forms of arterialize

arterialization or arterialisation, noun
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