reoxygenate

verb
re·​ox·​y·​gen·​ate | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈäk-si-jə-ˌnāt How to pronounce reoxygenate (audio) , äk-ˈsi-jə- \
reoxygenated; reoxygenating

Definition of reoxygenate

transitive verb

: to oxygenate (something) again Veins are supposed to deliver deoxygenated blood back to the heart and lungs, where it gets reoxygenated.— Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz A wide-body jet has three air-conditioning packs that circulate, filter and reoxygenate cabin air.People Weekly

Other Words from reoxygenate

reoxygenation \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌäk-​si-​jə-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce reoxygenate (audio) , -​äk-​ˌsi-​jə-​ \ noun
During reoxygenation of the brain following ischemic anoxia, arachidonic acid is oxidized … — Blaine C. White et al.

First Known Use of reoxygenate

1799, in the meaning defined above

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“Reoxygenate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reoxygenate. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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