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verb (used with object), ox·y·gen·at·ed, ox·y·gen·at·ing.Related formsox·y·gen·a·tion, nounox·y·gen·a·tor, nounan·ti·ox·y·gen·at·ing, adjectivean·ti·ox·y·gen·a·tion, nounan·ti·ox·y·gen·a·tor, nounhy·per·ox·y·gen·ate, verb (used with object), hy·per·ox·y·gen·at·ed, hy·per·ox·y·gen·at·ing.hy·per·ox·y·gen·a·tion, nounnon·ox·y·gen·at·ed, adjectivesu·per·ox·y·gen·ate, verb (used with object), su·per·ox·y·gen·at·ed, su·per·ox·y·gen·at·ing.su·per·ox·y·gen·a·tion, nounun·ox·y·gen·at·ed, adjective
- to treat, combine, or enrich with oxygen: to oxygenate the blood.
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperoxygenate
oxygenize or oxygenise
Derived Formsoxygenation, nounoxygenizer or oxygeniser, noun
- to enrich or be enriched with oxygento oxygenate blood
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hyperoxygenate in Medicine
- To treat, combine, or infuse with oxygen.
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hyperoxygenate in Science
- To combine or mix with oxygen, as in a physical, chemical, or biological system. Blood is oxygenated in the lungs.
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