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denitrogenate

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transitive verb de·ni·trog·e·nate \(ˌ)dē-ˌnī-ˈträj-ə-ˌnāt\

Medical Definition of denitrogenate

denitrogenated; denitrogenating

  1. :  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

denitrogenation \-ˌträj-ə-ˈnā-shən\play noun



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