deoxygenate

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

Definition of deoxygenate

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to remove especially molecular oxygen from <deoxygenates the lake water>

deoxygenation

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

1799

First Known Use of deoxygenate

1799


Medical Dictionary

deoxygenate

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

Medical Definition of deoxygenate

deoxygenated

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deoxygenating

  1. :  to remove oxygen from

deoxygenation

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

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