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Definition of oxy

: containing oxygen or additional oxygen often used in combinationoxyhemoglobin

First Known Use of oxy

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oxy

French, from oxygène oxygen

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“Oxy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxy. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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Medical Definition of oxy

: containing oxygen or additional oxygen often used in combination oxyhemoglobin

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