oximeter

[ok-sim-i-ter]

noun Medicine/Medical.

an instrument for measuring the oxygen saturation of the hemoglobin in a sample of blood.

Origin of oximeter

First recorded in 1940–45; ox- + -i- + -meter
Related formsox·i·met·ric [ok-si-me-trik] /ˌɒk sɪˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective
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oximeter in Medicine

oximeter

[ŏk-sĭmĭ-tər]

n.

Pulse oximeter.
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