deoxygenate

verb de·ox·y·gen·ate \ (ˌ)dē-ˈäk-si-jə-ˌnāt , ˌdē-äk-ˈsi-jə- \

Definition of deoxygenate

transitive verb
:to remove especially molecular oxygen from
  • deoxygenates the lake water

deoxygenation

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌäk-si-jə-ˈnā-shən, ˌdē-äk-ˌsi-jə-\ noun

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First Known Use of deoxygenate

1799


Medical Dictionary

deoxygenate

transitive verb de·ox·y·gen·ate \ (ˈ)dē-ˈäk-si-jə-ˌnāt , ˌdē-äk-ˈsij-ə- \

medical Definition of deoxygenate

deoxygenated; deoxygenating
:to remove oxygen from

deoxygenation

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌäk-si-jə-ˈnā-shən, ˌdē-äk-ˌsij-ə-\ noun

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