Definition of oximeter
: an instrument for measuring continuously the degree of oxygen saturation of the circulating blood
oximetryplay \äk-ˈsi-mə-trē\ noun
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The institute will be testing the safety and accuracy of home infant pulse oximeters this year, Jamison said.
Meanwhile, 80,000 families are using Owlet’s sock pulse oximeter.
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Origin and Etymology of oximeter
International Scientific Vocabulary ox- + -i- + -meter
First Known Use: 1929See Words from the same year
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