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oximeter

noun ox·im·e·ter \äk-ˈsi-mə-tər\

Definition of OXIMETER

:  an instrument for measuring continuously the degree of oxygen saturation of the circulating blood
ox·im·e·try \äk-ˈsi-mə-trē\ noun

Origin of OXIMETER

International Scientific Vocabulary ox- + -i- + -meter
First Known Use: 1929

oximeter

noun ox·im·e·ter \äk-ˈsim-ət-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OXIMETER

:  an instrument for measuring continuously the degree of oxygen saturation of the circulating blood
ox·i·met·ric \ˌäk-sə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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