oxygen capacity

n.

The amount of oxygen that a quantity of blood is able to absorb.

Nearby words

  1. oxyesthesia,
  2. oxygen,
  3. oxygen acid,
  4. oxygen affinity hypoxia,
  5. oxygen bar,
  6. oxygen consumption,
  7. oxygen cycle,
  8. oxygen debt,
  9. oxygen deficit,
  10. oxygen demand


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