deoxygenated

adjective
de·​ox·​y·​gen·​at·​ed

Definition of deoxygenated 

: having the hemoglobin in the reduced state

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By comparing the amount of red light versus infrared light absorbed by the blood, the device determines how much oxygenated versus deoxygenated blood, respectively, is circulating. Sydney Pereira, Newsweek, "New Video Technology Reads a Pulse by Capturing Hidden Way It Changes Our Faces," 2 Feb. 2018 In the patent application, Fleming describes a series of tubes that would circulate blood and nutrients through the head and take deoxygenated blood away, essentially performing the duties of a living thing's circulatory system. Kat Eschner, Smithsonian, "Good News, Everybody! Someone Once Patented Plans For Keeping A Severed Head Alive," 19 May 2017 In the patent application, Fleming describes a series of tubes that would circulate blood and nutrients through the head and take deoxygenated blood away, essentially performing the duties of a living thing's circulatory system. Kat Eschner, Smithsonian, "Good News, Everybody! Someone Once Patented Plans For Keeping A Severed Head Alive," 19 May 2017

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1799, in the meaning defined above

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deoxygenated

adjective
de·​ox·​y·​gen·​at·​ed

Medical Definition of deoxygenated 

: having the hemoglobin in the reduced state

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