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oximeter

[ ok-sim-i-ter ]
/ ɒkˈsɪm ɪ tər /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

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

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Origin of oximeter

First recorded in 1940–45; ox- + -i- + -meter

OTHER WORDS FROM oximeter

ox·i·met·ric [ok-si-me-trik], /ˌɒk sɪˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective
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Medical definitions for oximeter

oximeter
[ ŏk-sĭmĭ-tər ]

n.

Pulse oximeter.
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