oxygenate

[ok-si-juh-neyt]
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Origin of oxygenate

First recorded in 1780–90; oxygen + -ate1
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
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Related Words for oxygenated

aerate, oxygenize

Examples from the Web for oxygenated

Contemporary Examples of oxygenated

  • What the fMRI machine detects is the shifting proportions of oxygenated blood in any given region of the brain.

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    Illustrating the Brain

    Casey Schwartz

    December 10, 2009

  • Where were the sidewalk arguments; where was the caffeinated anxiety; the oxygenated rowdiness?

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    The Capital Goes Nuts

    Simon Schama

    November 6, 2008

Historical Examples of oxygenated


British Dictionary definitions for oxygenated

oxygenate

oxygenize or oxygenise

verb
  1. to enrich or be enriched with oxygento oxygenate blood
Derived Formsoxygenation, nounoxygenizer or oxygeniser, noun
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oxygenated in Medicine

oxygenate

[ŏksĭ-jə-nāt′]
v.
  1. To treat, combine, or infuse with oxygen.
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oxygenated in Science

oxygenate

[ŏksĭ-jə-nāt′]
  1. To combine or mix with oxygen, as in a physical, chemical, or biological system. Blood is oxygenated in the lungs.
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