[ dee-ok-si-juh-neyt ]
/ diˈɒk sɪ dʒəˌneɪt /
verb (used with object), de·ox·y·gen·at·ed, de·ox·y·gen·at·ing. Chemistry.
to remove oxygen from (a substance, as blood or water).
Related formsde·ox·y·gen·a·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for deoxygenation
On July 18 he wrote, In pursuit of the researches on the deoxygenation of diamond and charcoal.The Royal Institution|Bence Jones
British Dictionary definitions for deoxygenation
deoxygenize or deoxygenise (diːˈɒksɪdʒɪˌnaɪz)
/ (diːˈɒksɪdʒɪˌneɪt) /
(tr) to remove oxygen from (water, air, etc)
Derived Formsdeoxygenation, noun
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Medicine definitions for deoxygenation
[ dē-ŏk′sə-jə-nā′shən ]
The process of removing dissolved oxygen from a liquid, such as water.
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