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oxygenate

[ ok-si-juh-neyt ]
/ 藞蓲k s瑟 d蕭蓹藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used with object), ox路y路gen路at路ed, ox路y路gen路at路ing.
to treat, combine, or enrich with oxygen: to oxygenate the blood.
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Origin of oxygenate

First recorded in 1780鈥90; oxygen + -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for oxygenate

oxygenate

oxygenize or oxygenise

/ (藞蓲ks瑟d蕭瑟藢ne瑟t) /

verb
to enrich or be enriched with oxygento oxygenate blood

Derived forms of oxygenate

oxygenation, nounoxygenizer or oxygeniser, noun
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Scientific definitions for oxygenate

oxygenate
[ 艔ks沫-j蓹-n膩t鈥 ]

To combine or mix with oxygen, as in a physical, chemical, or biological system. Blood is oxygenated in the lungs.
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