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oxygenator

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noun ox·y·gen·a·tor \ˈäk-si-jə-ˌnā-tər, äk-ˈsi-jə-\

Definition of oxygenator

  1. :  one that oxygenates; specifically :  an apparatus that oxygenates the blood extracorporeally (as during open-heart surgery)




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oxygenator

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noun ox·y·gen·ator \ˈäk-si-jə-ˌnāt-ər, äk-ˈsij-ə-\

Medical Definition of oxygenator

  1. :  one that oxygenates; specifically :  an apparatus that oxygenates the blood extracorporeally (as during open-heart surgery)




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