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denitrogenate

vt de·ni·trog·e·nate \(ˌ)dē-ˌnī-ˈträj-ə-ˌnāt\
de·ni·trog·e·nat·edde·ni·trog·e·nat·ing

Definition of DENITROGENATE

:  to reduce the stored nitrogen in the body of by forced breathing of pure oxygen for a period of time especially as a measure designed to prevent development of decompression sickness
de·ni·trog·e·na·tion \-ˌträj-ə-ˈnā-shən\ noun
March 31, 2015
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