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oxy

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adjective \ˈäk-sē\

Definition of oxy

  1. :  containing oxygen or additional oxygen —often used in combination <oxyhemoglobin>



Origin of oxy

French, from oxygène oxygen


First Known Use: 1910

Rhymes with oxy


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oxy

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adjective \ˈäk-sē\

Medical Definition of oxy

  1. :  containing oxygen or additional oxygen—often used in combination <oxyhemoglobin>




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