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oximeter

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noun ox·im·e·ter \äk-ˈsi-mə-tər\

Definition of oximeter

  1. :  an instrument for measuring continuously the degree of oxygen saturation of the circulating blood

oximetry play \äk-ˈsi-mə-trē\ noun


Origin of oximeter

International Scientific Vocabulary ox- + -i- + -meter


First Known Use: 1929


Medical Dictionary

oximeter

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noun ox·im·e·ter \äk-ˈsim-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of oximeter

  1. :  an instrument for measuring continuously the degree of oxygen saturation of the circulating blood

oximetric \ˌäk-sə-ˈme-trik\play adjective



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "oximeter"


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